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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Victoria  \Vic*to"ri*a\,  n.  [NL.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  genus  of  aquatic  plants  named  in  honor  of  Queen 
  Victoria.  The  {Victoria  regia}  is  a  native  of  Guiana  and 
  Brazil.  Its  large  spreading  leaves  are  often  over  five 
  feet  in  diameter,  and  have  a  rim  from  three  to  five  inches 
  high;  its  immense  rose-white  flowers  sometimes  attain  a 
  diameter  of  nearly  two  feet. 
 
  2.  A  kind  of  low  four-wheeled  pleasure  carriage,  with  a 
  calash  top  designed  for  two  persons  and  the  driver  who 
  occupies  a  high  seat  in  front. 
 
  3.  (Astron.)  An  asteroid  discovered  by  Hind  in  1850;  -- 
  called  also  {Clio}. 
 
  {Victoria  cross},  a  bronze  Maltese  cross,  awarded  for  valor 
  to  members  of  the  British  army  or  navy.  It  was  first 
  bestowed  in  1857,  at  the  close  of  the  Crimean  war.  The 
  recipients  also  have  a  pension  of  [pounds]10  a  year. 
 
  {Victoria  green}.  (Chem.)  See  {Emerald  green},  under  {Green}. 
 
 
  {Victoria  lily}  (Bot.),  the  {Victoria  regia}.  See  def.  1, 
  above. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clio  \Cli"o\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?  the  proclaimer,  fr  ?  to  call 
  tell  of  make  famous.]  (Class.  Myth.) 
  The  Muse  who  presided  over  history. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clione  \Cli*o"ne\,  n. 
  A  genus  of  naked  pteropods.  One  species  ({Clione 
  papilonacea}),  abundant  in  the  Arctic  Ocean,  constitutes  a 
  part  of  the  food  of  the  Greenland  whale.  It  is  sometimes 
  incorrectly  called  {Clio}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Clio 
  n  :  (Greek  mythology)  the  Muse  of  history  [syn:  {Clio}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Clio,  AL  (town,  FIPS  15640) 
  Location:  31.70928  N,  85.61055  W 
  Population  (1990):  1365  (513  housing  units) 
  Area:  25.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  36017 
  Clio,  CA 
  Zip  code(s):  96106 
  Clio,  IA  (city,  FIPS  14475) 
  Location:  40.63472  N,  93.45185  W 
  Population  (1990):  103  (47  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  50052 
  Clio,  MI  (city,  FIPS  16620) 
  Location:  43.17710  N,  83.73615  W 
  Population  (1990):  2629  (1218  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  48420 
  Clio,  SC  (town,  FIPS  15310) 
  Location:  34.57854  N,  79.54642  W 
  Population  (1990):  882  (331  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  29525 
  Clio,  WV 
  Zip  code(s):  25046 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  CLIO,  n.  One  of  the  nine  Muses.  Clio's  function  was  to  preside  over 
  history  --  which  she  did  with  great  dignity,  many  of  the  prominent 
  citizens  of  Athens  occupying  seats  on  the  platform,  the  meetings  being 
  addressed  by  Messrs.  Xenophon  Herodotus  and  other  popular  speakers. 
 
 




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