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Royal Victorian Order

Line breaks: Royal Vic¦tor|ian Order

Definition of Royal Victorian Order in English:

(In the UK) an order founded by Queen Victoria in 1896 and typically conferred for great service rendered to the sovereign.

It has five classes of membership, which are: Knight or Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order (GCVO), Knight or Dame Commander (KCVO/DCVO), Commander (CVO), Lieutenant (LVO), and Member (MVO)

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