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Definition of Victorian adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1connected with the period from 1837 to 1901 when Queen Victoria ruled Britain Victorian architecture the Victorian age
  2. 2having the attitudes that were typical of society during Queen Victoria's reign Victorian attitudes to sex (= being easily shocked by sexual matters) She advocated a return to Victorian values (= hard work, pride in your country, etc.).
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