Definition of Victorian adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//vɪkˈtɔːriən//
    ; NAmE NAmE//vɪkˈtɔːriən//
    Architectural styles
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  1. 1connected with the period from 1837 to 1901 when Queen Victoria ruled Britain Victorian architecture the Victorian age See related entries: Architectural styles
  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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