|1.||of, relating to, or characteristic of Queen Victoria or the period of her reign|
|2.||Compare Victorian values exhibiting the characteristics popularly attributed to the Victorians, esp prudery, bigotry, or hypocrisy|
|3.||denoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used in Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria, characterized by massive construction and elaborate ornamentation|
|4.||of or relating to Victoria (the state or any of the cities)|
|5.||a person who lived during the reign of Queen Victoria|
|6.||an inhabitant of Victoria (the state or any of the cities)|
A descriptive term for the time when Victoria was queen of England, from 1837 to 1901. The Victorian period in England is known as a time of industrial progress, colonial expansion, and public fastidiousness in morals. The Victorian period in the United States had many of the same characteristics.