Vic|to|ri|an1 [ vık`tɔriən ] adjective
1. ) relating to the period from 1837 to 1901, when Queen Victoria ruled the U.K.:
a Victorian house/novel
2. ) old-fashioned and with very strict moral attitudes, especially relating to sex, thought to be typical of the Victorian period:
Victorian attitudes to parenting
Vic|to|ri|an 2 [ vık`tɔriən ] noun count
1. ) a house built during or in the style of the Victorian period
2. ) someone who lived during the Victorian period

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