Type Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. vik-TAWR-ee-ə
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Meaning & History

From the given name Victoria. It has generally been bestowed in honour of Queen Victoria (1819-1901). This is the name of many places in the former British Empire, including an Australian state and a Canadian city.

Entry updated February 28, 2019