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Victorian

adjective (IN HISTORY)    /vɪkˈtɔː.ri.ən/ US  /-ˈtɔːr.i-/
belonging to, made in, or living in the time when Queen Victoria was queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1837–1901): a Victorian terraced house Charles Dickens is one of the best-known Victorian novelists.Renaissance: 1501 to 1899 Victorian ideas, beliefs, etc. are ones considered to be typical of the time when Queen Victoria was queen, such as a belief in strict moral and religious rules and in the importance of family life: Victorian valuesMorality and rules of behaviour
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