Victorian period
Victorian Vic*to"ri*an, a. Of or pertaining to the reign of Queen Victoria of England; as, the Victorian poets. [1913 Webster]

{Victorian period}. See {Dionysian period}, under {Dyonysian}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Victorian period — Dionysian Di o*ny sian, a. Relating to Dionysius, a monk of the 6th century; as, the Dionysian, or Christian, era. [1913 Webster] {Dionysian period}, a period of 532 years, depending on the cycle of the sun, or 28 years, and the cycle of the moon …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Victorian — Vic*to ri*an, a. Of or pertaining to the reign of Queen Victoria of England; as, the Victorian poets. [1913 Webster] {Victorian period}. See {Dionysian period}, under {Dyonysian}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Victorian era —    Alexandrina Victoria (1819 1901), daughter of the fourth son of King George III, was born in Kensington Palace, London. She became the queen at age eighteen, produced nine children with her husband Prince Albert, was monarch of Great Britain… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

  • Victorian — I UK [vɪkˈtɔːrɪən] / US [vɪkˈtɔrɪən] adjective 1) relating to the period from 1837 to 1901, when Queen Victoria ruled the UK a Victorian house/novel 2) old fashioned and with very strict moral attitudes, especially relating to sex, thought to be… …   English dictionary

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