Victorian

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Adjective[edit]

Victorian (comparative more Victorian, superlative most Victorian)

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  1. Of or relating to the reign of Queen Victoria or the period from 1837 to 1901.
  2. Of or displaying the (supposed) standards or ideals of morality of that period.
  3. Of the style of architecture or furnishings of that period.
  4. Of or relating to the state of Victoria in Australia.
    Up to 26 properties believed lost in Victorian fires
  5. Based on the culture of that period.

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Noun[edit]

Victorian (plural Victorians)

  1. A person living, or born in that period, or exhibiting characteristics of the Victorian period.
    • 2008 May 29 – June 4, Aimee Levitt, "Mind Your Manners", Riverfront Times, page 20,
      It was not until the late 1800s when older members of New York society... devised a daunting system of social rules — not to mention silverware — meant to repel anyone of humble origins... . It was the Victorians who gave us such useful implements as the strawberry knife.
  2. A person from the state of Victoria in Australia

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