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VICTORIA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Victoria mean? 

VICTORIA (noun)
  The noun VICTORIA has 7 senses:

1. queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901)
2. (Roman mythology) goddess of victory; counterpart of Greek Nike
3. a waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally
4. a town in southeast Texas southeast of San Antonio
5. port city and the capital of Seychelles
6. a state in southeastern Australia
7. capital of the Canadian province of British Columbia on Vancouver Island

  Familiarity information: VICTORIA used as a noun is common.


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VICTORIA (noun)


Sense 1Victoria [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Queen Victoria; Victoria

Instance hypernyms:

empress (a woman emperor or the wife of an emperor)

Queen of England (the sovereign ruler of England)

Holonyms ("Victoria" is a member of...):

Hanover; Hanoverian line; House of Hanover (the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria))


Sense 2Victoria [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(Roman mythology) goddess of victory; counterpart of Greek Nike

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Instance hypernyms:

Roman deity (a deity worshipped by the ancient Romans)

Domain category:

Roman mythology (the mythology of the ancient Romans)


Sense 3Victoria [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A waterfall in the Zambezi River on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia; diminishes seasonally

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

Victoria Falls; Victoria

Instance hypernyms:

falls; waterfall (a steep descent of the water of a river)

Holonyms ("Victoria" is a part of...):

Northern Rhodesia; Republic of Zambia; Zambia (a republic in central Africa; formerly controlled by Great Britain and called Northern Rhodesia until it gained independence within the commonwealth in 1964)

Republic of Zimbabwe; Rhodesia; Southern Rhodesia; Zimbabwe (a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980)

Zambezi; Zambezi River (an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean)


Sense 4Victoria [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A town in southeast Texas southeast of San Antonio

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

town (an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city)

Holonyms ("Victoria" is a part of...):

Lone-Star State; Texas; TX (the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico)


Sense 5Victoria [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Port city and the capital of Seychelles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

capital of Seychelles; Victoria

Instance hypernyms:

port (a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country)

national capital (the capital city of a nation)

Holonyms ("Victoria" is a part of...):

Republic of Seychelles; Seychelles (a republic on the Seychelles islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1976)


Sense 6Victoria [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A state in southeastern Australia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

Australian state (one of the states constituting Australia)

Meronyms (parts of "Victoria"):

Melbourne (the capital of Victoria state and 2nd largest Australian city; a financial and commercial center)

Holonyms ("Victoria" is a part of...):

Australia; Commonwealth of Australia (a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony)


Sense 7Victoria [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Capital of the Canadian province of British Columbia on Vancouver Island

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

port (a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country)

provincial capital (the capital city of a province)

Holonyms ("Victoria" is a part of...):

British Columbia (a province in western Canada)


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