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victoria


  4  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]: 
 
  Victoria  \Vic*to"ri*a\,  n. 
  One  of  an  American  breed  of  medium-sized  white  hogs  with  a 
  slightly  dished  face  and  very  erect  ears. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Victoria 
  n  1:  (1819-1901)  queen  of  Great  Britain  and  Ireland  and  Empress 
  of  India  [syn:  {Victoria}] 
  2:  goddess  of  victory;  counterpart  of  Greek  Nike  [syn:  {Victoria}] 
  3:  a  waterfall  in  the  Zambezi  River  on  the  Zimbabwe-Zambia 
  border;  diminishes  seasonally  [syn:  {Victoria},  {Victoria 
  Falls}] 
  4:  the  capital  of  Seychelles  [syn:  {Victoria},  {capital  of 
  Seychelles}] 
  5:  a  state  in  southeastern  Australia  [syn:  {Victoria}] 
  6:  capital  of  the  Canadian  province  of  British  Columbia  [syn:  {Victoria}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Victoria,  AR  (town,  FIPS  71900) 
  Location:  35.75810  N,  90.06068  W 
  Population  (1990):  110  (34  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Victoria,  IL  (village,  FIPS  77811) 
  Location:  41.03298  N,  90.09534  W 
  Population  (1990):  299  (138  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  61485 
  Victoria,  KS  (city,  FIPS  73775) 
  Location:  38.85360  N,  99.14708  W 
  Population  (1990):  1157  (474  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  67671 
  Victoria,  MN  (city,  FIPS  67036) 
  Location:  44.86608  N,  93.65841  W 
  Population  (1990):  2354  (799  housing  units) 
  Area:  18.1  sq  km  (land),  4.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  55386 
  Victoria,  TX  (city,  FIPS  75428) 
  Location:  28.82420  N,  96.98295  W 
  Population  (1990):  55076  (21802  housing  units) 
  Area:  78.0  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  77901,  77904 
  Victoria,  VA  (town,  FIPS  81024) 
  Location:  36.99460  N,  78.22455  W 
  Population  (1990):  1830  (826  housing  units) 
  Area:  7.3  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  23974 




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