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Victoria” is the Roman goddess of victory who, more than any other Greco-Roman god or goddess, symbolizes the Roman Empire’s victory over Earth and all of mankind. She is the Roman equivalent of the Greek goddess Nike, and in Latin her name literally means “victory”. Nike and Victoria are often depicted as Zeus charioteers in his battle for Mount Olympus (i.e., Greenland). Victoria ultimately determined who would be victorious in battle as was therefore a symbol of victory over death. Consequently, she was featured in Roman society and was routinely worshiped by triumphant generals returning from war. Interestingly, much to the dismay of the Romans, the statue of Victoria in Rome, Italy (i.e., Babylon) was removed in 382 A.D. by the Roman Emperor Gratianus. In all likelihood, the statue of Victoria was disassembled and transported to Rome’s new home in Greenland where it stands to this day. During the days of the Roman Empire, Victoria was associated with chariots, likely symbolic of the Roman generals who often rode chariots during victory celebrations. However, after the Rome’s relocation to Greenland, Victoria is depicted as an angelic-like goddess with wings, likely representative of Greenland which is considered to be “heaven” (i.e., the “haven” of the Roman Empire). The well-guarded secret that Rome has already conquered the world has been popularized by Victoria's Secret, a woman’s lingerie and clothing store. English terms derived from the name of Victoria include but are not limited to: vacancy, vacation, vaccine, vacuum, victory and Viking.

Victoria = Bictoria
In order to confuse historians, the letter “V” was switched with the letter “B” when the
Roman Score (i.e., the Roman alphabet) was replaced by the Roman-English alphabet sometime after the alleged Fall of Rome. Therefore, the term “Victoria” (V+C/K+T+R) can also be read as “Bictoria” (B+C/K+T+R). A balk, pronounced “bȯk” (“B+C/K”) essentially represents a “fake” or a “fake out” in the game of baseball. A balk (which is a “foul” or “fool”) is committed when a pitcher pretends to throw the baseball to the batter before throwing the ball instead to a base in an attempt to get the player out. The balk of the Roman Empire was their public move to Constantinople while secretly moving the capital of their empire to Greenland. A “book”, pronounced “bu̇k” (“B+C/K”), is also a balk if sorts for all books in the underworld are devoid of truth in respect to the true history of the Roman Empire. In short, the Greco-Roman Empire was able to achieve “bictory” (i.e., victory) over all of mankind by routinely balking, double-crossing and faking out both allies and enemies like. This particular ideology is coincidentally found in the motto of the Roman Empire: “Through deception, thou shalt do war”. Consequently, a number of terms can be found within the English lexicon which have been derived from the root consonants of “B” and “C/K” (e.g., back, bacteria, bake, balk, beak, bike, book, buck, etc.). A few of the most popular “BK”-related entities include but are not limited to: “BK”, also known as the Federal Criminal Police Office of Austria”; Beko, an appliance and consumer electronics company based in Turkey; Boko Haram, a state-sponsored terror group based in Africa; British Knights (often abbreviated as “BK”) an American shoe company based in New York City; Burger King (often abbreviated as “BK”) an American restaurant company; and “Société Bic”, a French lighter, pen and shaving razors company. Lastly, Victorinox is a Swiss corporation which is coincidentally located in Ibach, Switzerland. It produces the world-famous “Swiss Army Knife”, a physical metaphor for the CIA which is located in Switzerland who is responsible for executing “balks” in the underworld.


Bridges

Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within the name of bridges around the world, including but not limited to: Australia: Victoria Bridge, a road bridge across the Brisbane River in Brisbane; Victoria Bridge, a road bridge across the Yarra River in Melbourne; Victoria Bridge, a timber trestle bridge that crosses Stonequarry Creek in Picton, New South Wales; Victoria Bridge, a historic bridge across the Ross Creek in northern Townsville, Queensland; and Victoria Bridge (Penrith), a bridge in Sydney, New South Wales; Canada: Victoria Bridge, a road and rail bridge across the Saint Lawrence River in Montreal; and Traffic Bridge (Saskatoon), , a road bridge across the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon (popularly known as Victoria Bridge); England: Chelsea Bridge, a road bridge in London (formerly called Victoria Bridge); Grosvenor Bridge, a rail bridge across the River Thames in London (also called the Victoria Rail Bridge); Royal Victoria Dock Bridge, a footbridge across the Royal Victoria Dock near the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London; Victoria Bridge, Bath, a cable-stayed bridge over the River Avon in Bath; Victoria Bridge, a road bridge across the River Cam in Cambridge; Victoria Bridge, a road bridge across the River Thames at Datchet in Berkshire; Victoria Bridge, a road bridge across the River Irwell in Greater Manchester; Victoria Bridge, a road bridge across the River Tees between Stockton-on-Tees and Thornaby-on-Tees; Victoria Bridge, Worcestershire, railway bridge in Worcestershire; and Victoria Viaduct, a disused railway bridge near Washington, Tyne and Wear: Malaysia: Victoria Bridge, Malaysia, a rail bridge across the Perak River in Perak; New Zealand: Hamish Hay Bridge, Christchurch, formerly known as Victoria Street Bridge; Victoria Bridge, a road bridge across the Waikato River in Cambridge; and Victoria Bridge, a road bridge across the Waikato River in Hamilton; Scotland: Victoria Bridge, a road bridge across the River Clyde in Glasgow; and Victoria Bridge (Mar Lodge Estate), an iron road bridge across the River Dee in Aberdeenshire; Singapore: Victoria Bridge, a road bridge across the Rochor River; and Sri Lanka: Victoria Bridge, Grand Pass.


Business

Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within the name of businesses and corporations around the world, including but not limited to: The Victoria, Bayswater, London pub; Vicks, a medication company based out of Cincinnati, Ohio; Vicodin (Hydrocodone/paracetamol), a prescription narcotic; Victor, a motorbike from TVS Motors in Chennai, India; Victor Company of Japan (JVC), an electronics corporation based in Yokohama, Japan; Victor Entertainment, subsidiary of Japan Victor Company; Victor Interactive Software, the video game development branch of Victor Entertainment; Victor Talking Machine Company, early 20th century American recording company, forerunner of RCA Victor; Victor Technologies (formerly Sirius Systems Technology), a computer manufacturer in the early 1980s; Victor Technology, a U.S.-based supplier of calculators; Victoria, a designation for several automobile body styles and automobile model designations; Victoria, a fruit flavored soda available in Querétaro, México owned by The Coca-Cola Company; Victoria, a now defunct German bicycle and motorcycle manufacturer; Victoria, an open carriage named after Queen Victoria; Victoria (3D figure), the articulated 3D figure by DAZ Productions; Victoria Bitter, a bitter Australian lager; Victoria (Cervecería Centro Americana), a pale Guatemalan lager; Victoria (Grupo Modelo), a dark Mexican lager; Victoria's Secret, a woman’s lingerie and clothing store, Victorinox, a Swiss knife manufacture; Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Pennsylvania; Victory Liner, the bus company in the Philippines; and Victory Motorcycles, an American motorcycle manufacturer.

Education
Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within the name of colleges, schools and universities around the world, including but not limited to: Argentina: Victoria College, Buenos Aires; Australia:  Victoria College, Melbourne; Victoria University, Australia, Melbourne; and Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne; Bangladesh: Victoria College, Comilla; and Victoria University of Bangladesh, Dhaka; Canada: Royal Victoria College, an all-female residence of McGill University, Montreal, Quebec; University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia; Victoria College, Victoria, British Columbia; Victoria College of Art, Victoria, British Columbia; Victoria Park Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Ontario; Victoria University, a college of the University of Toronto, Ontario; and Victoria School of Performing and Visual Arts, Edmonton, Alberta; China: Tang Siu Kin Victoria Government Secondary School (Former Victoria Technical School) , Hong Kong; and  Victoria College, Hong Kong, former name of Queen's College; Egypt: Victoria College, Alexandria; and Victoria College, Cairo; England: Victoria College Nottingham, Nottingham; Victoria College of Music, London; Victoria University of Leeds, a former college of the federal Victoria University (United Kingdom), now the University of Leeds; Victoria University of Liverpool, a former college of the federal Victoria University (United Kingdom), now the University of Liverpool; and Victoria University of Manchester, a former college of the federal Victoria University (United Kingdom), now merged into the University of Manchester; India: Government Victoria College, Palakkad; Victoria College of Pharmacy, Guntur; and Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute (VJTI), Bombay; Ireland: Victoria College, Belfast; Jersey: Victoria College, Channel Islands; Malaysia: Victoria Institution, Kuala Lumpur; and Victoria International College, Kuala Lumpur; Nepal: Victoria International College, Dang; New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington; Singapore: Victoria Junior College; and Victoria School; South Africa: Victoria College, Stellenbosch, former name of Stellenbosch University; Spain: University of Vic, Osona; Sri Lanka: Victoria College, Chulipuram; Sudan: Victoria College, Khartoum; Uganda: Victoria University, Kampala; United States: Victoria College, Victoria, Texas; and Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, Virginia; and Zimbabwe: Victoria High School, Masvingo.

Hospitals

Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within the name of hospitals around the world, including but not limited to: Australia: Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne; Canada: Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec; Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke, British Columbia; Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Ontario; Victoria General Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia; Victoria General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Victoria Hospital, London, Ontario; and Victoria Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario; England: Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Royal Victoria Military Hospital, Southampton; Queen Victoria Hospital, Morecambe, Lancashire (part of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust); Queen Victoria Hospital, West Sussex; and Victoria Hospital, Blackpool; India: Victoria Hospital (Bangalore Medical College), Karnataka; Ireland: Glasgow Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow; Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast; Royal Victoria Hospital, Edinburgh; and Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin; Israel: Augusta Victoria Hospital, Jerusalem; Saint Lucia: Victoria Hospital, Castries; South Africa: Victoria Hospital, Alice, Eastern Cape; Ireland: Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast; Scotland: Royal Victoria Hospital, Edinburgh; and  Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy.

Islands
Aside from the fictional “Victoria Island” in “
MapleStory” (a multiplayer online role-playing game), tributes to the Roman goddess of Victoria are found within the name of islands around the world, including but not limited to: Labuan, an island off the coast of Borneo in East Malaysia (known as Victoria Island); Victoria Island, an island in California, USA; Victoria Island, an island in Chile; Victoria Island, an island in Nigeria; Victoria Island, an island in Russia; Victoria Island, an island in the Canadian Arctic; Victoria Island, an island in the Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Canada; and Victoria Island, an island near Chaudière Falls in Ottawa, Canada.


Lakes
Tributes to the Roman goddess of Victoria are found within the name of lakes around the world, including but not limited to: Laguna Victoria, a lake in Bolivia; Lake Victoria, a lake in Kenya, Africa; Lake Victoria, a lake in New South Wales, Australia; Lake Victoria, a lake in Tanzania; Lake Victoria, a lake in the Pamir Mountains between Afghanistan and Tajikistan; Lake Victoria, a lake in Uganda; Lake Victoria, a lake in Victoria, Australia; Lake Victoria, a shallow saline lake on the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria, Australia; Lake Victoria, one of the Gippsland Lakes in Victoria, Australia; Victoria Lake, a lake in Christchurch, New Zealand; and Victoria Lake, Newfoundland, Canada. 

Landmarks  
Tributes to the Roman goddess of Victoria are found within the name of various landmarks (e.g., beaches, buildings, churches, dams, deserts, docks, fountains, gardens, harbors, hotels, markets, museums, piers, prisons, etc.) around the world, including but not limited to: Australia: Great Victoria Desert; Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne, Victoria; Victoria Dam, a dam in Western Australia; Victoria Dock, Hobart; and Victoria Dock, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Canada: Victoria Beach, Nova Scotia; Victoria Building, Ottawa; Victoria Harbor, British Columbia; Victoria Harbor, Nova Scotia; Victoria Memorial Museum, Ottawa; Victoria River, Newfoundland; and Victoria Trail, Edmonton; China: Victoria Gap, Hong Kong; Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong; Victoria Prison, Hong Kong; Victoria Swimming Pool, Hong Kong; and Victory Plaza, Guangzhou; England: Royal Victoria Dock, London; Victoria Building, University of Liverpool; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Victoria Dock, Hull, Kingston upon Hull; Victoria Dock, Liverpool, Liverpool; Victoria Embankment, London; Victoria Gallery & Museum, Liverpool; and Victoria Hall, Kidsgrove, Staffordshire; India: Victoria Dock, Mumbai; Victoria Gardens, Bombay; and Victoria Public Hall, Chennai; Ireland: Victoria Square Shopping Centre, Belfast; Isle of Man: Victoria Road Prison, Douglas; Kyrgyzstan: Victorious Cave, a cave in Aravan; Malaysia: Ladang Victoria, a rubber plantation area in Padang Serai; Victoria Club of Selangor and Kuala Lumpur, a private club in Kuala Lumpur; Victoria Fountain, a Nouveau-inspired fountain in Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur; Victoria Hotel, a landmark of the island of Labuan, Borneo; and Victoria Pahang Estate, an estate area in the state of Pahang; New Zealand: Victory Beach, 15 miles by from Dunedin; Norway: Vik Church, a church in Vikøyri; and Vik Church, a church in Flatanger; Pakistan: Victoria Museum, Karachi; Papua New Guinea: Victory, a volcano on New Guinea island; Seychelles: Port of Victoria; Singapore: Victoria Memorial Hall; South Africa: Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town; Sri Lanka: Victoria Dam, a hydroelectric dam; and Victoria Reservoir, Sri Lanka; Sweden: Vik Castle, a castle in Uppland; Tasmania: Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston;  Uganda: Victoria Nile,  a river in Africa; United States: Port of Victoria, Texas; Wales: Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, New South Wales; and Victoria Pier, Douglas; and Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls between Zambia and Zimbabwe; and Victoria Falls Hotel, Victoria Falls.

Memorials

Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within the name of memorials around the world, including but not limited to: Bolzano Victory Monument, Bolzano, Italy; Pobednik ("The Victor"), a monument in Belgrade, Serbia; Pukkwan Victory Monument, Kimchaek, North Korea; Queen Victoria Memorial, Melbourne, Australia; Queen Victoria Memorial Statue, Penang, Malaysia; Victoria Memorial, Calcutta, India; Victoria Memorial, Kolkata, India; Victoria Memorial, London, England; Victoria Memorial, Montreal, Canada; Victoria Memorial Fountain, Melaka, Malaysia; Victoria Monument, Liverpool, England; Victory Monument, Bangkok, Thailand; Victory Monument, Chicago, Illinois, USA; and Victory Monument, Minsk, Belarus.

Military
Aside from the Veteran Identification Card (VIC card) issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Victoria Cross, the highest military decoration in the United Kingdom which is awarded for valor "in the face of the enemy", the term “Victor” is the code word for the letter "V" in the NATO’s phonetic alphabet. Other tributes to the Roman goddess of Victoria are found within the name of military-related entities around the world, including but not limited to: Aircraft: The Handley Page Victor, strategic bomber aircraft; Vickers Victoria, troop transport aircraft of the British Royal Air Force; and the “Vic” or “Vee” formation, a fighter formation used by the Royal Air Force at the beginning of the Second World War; Forts: Fort Victoria, Masvingo, Zimbabwe; Ships:Carnival Victory” (2000), a Destiny-class cruise ship operated by Carnival Cruise Line; Lake Victoria ferries of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda; HMS Prince George” (1895), an English Royal Navy ship (briefly named “HMS Victorious II” in 1918-1919 before reverting to her original name); “HMS Victor” (1777), a 10-gun brig-sloop ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victor” (1779), a 14-gun sloop ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victor” (1798), an 18-gun sloop ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victor” (1808), an 18-gun brig-sloop ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victor” (1814), an 18-gun Cruizer-class brig-sloop ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victor” (1855), a wooden screw gunship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victor” (1913), was an Acasta-class destroyer of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victoria” (1839), a wooden paddle sloop ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victoria” (1859), a first rate screw ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victoria” (1864), a Coast Guard yawl of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victoria” (1887), a “Victoria”-class battleship ship of the English Royal Navy;HMS Victorious” (1785), a 74-gun ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victorious” (1808), a 74-gun ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victorious” (1895), a Majestic”-class battleship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victorious (R38)” (1939), an aircraft carrier of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victorious (S29)” (1993) a Vanguard-class nuclear submarine of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victory” (1620), a 42-gun ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victory” (1695); a 100-gun ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victory” (1737), a 100-gun ship of the English Royal Navy; “HMS Victory” (1765-Present), a 100-gun ship of the English Royal Navy that’s the world's oldest naval ship still in commission; “HMVS Victoria” (1855), a sloop of the Victorian Naval Forces of Australia; “HMVS Victoria” (1884), a gunboat of the Victorian Naval Forces of Australia; HMY Victoria and Albert” (1843), twin-paddle steamer of the English Royal Navy; “HMY Victoria and Albert II” (1855), a steamer of the of the English Royal Navy; “HMY Victoria and Albert” (1899), a royal yacht of the English Royal Navy;MV Princess Victoria, a British ferry that sank on January 21, 1953; “MV Victoria” (1959), a Lake Victoria ferry in Tanzania; “MV Victoria” (1969), a mail ship of the Australian Royal Navy; “RMS Victoria, a Lake Victoria ferry in Canada now called “MV Victoria”; “RMS Victorian” (1904), an ocean liner of the Allan Line; “SPS Victoria (F82)” (1986), a frigate of the Spanish Navy; “SS Victoria” (1944), a Greek freighter which ran ashore on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in California; “SS Victoria” (1870), a coastal passenger liner operated by the Alaska Steamship Company; “SS Victoria” (1907), a Cross-Channel and Isle of Man ferry; USNS Victorious (T-AGOS-19) (1998),  an Ocean Surveillance Ship of the United States Navy; “USS Victorious (ID-3514)” (1918), a steel-hulled, single-screw cargo vessel of the United States Navy; “USS Victory” (1863), a gunboat of the United States Navy; “Victor” (1951), a tugboat in service in Australia from 1951 to 1985; “Victoria” (1519), the first ship to allegedly circumnavigate the world (also known as Nao Victoria and Vittoria); “Victoria”, a ferry that sank 24 May 1881 in London, Ontario; “Victoria” (1869), a Canadian paddle steamer from the upper Fraser River; the “Victoria”-class battleship of the English Royal Navy; Victorian Naval Forces, former navy of the Colony of Victoria in Australia; “Victory” (1828), a paddle-steamer used by John Ross; “Victory” (1847), a ship which took immigrants to New Zealand and Australia from 1848 to 1863; and Victory ship, a type of naval vessel built by the United States during World War II; and Submarines:HMCS Victoria (SSK 876)” (1989), a Canadian submarine; the “Upholder/Victoria”-class submarine of the Canadian and English Royal Navy; and “Victor-class submarine”, a NATO designation of a class of submarines of the Soviet Union.


Mountains & Peaks
Tributes to the Roman goddess of Victoria are found within the name of mounts, mountains, mountain ranges and peaks around the world, including but not limited to: Australia: Mount Victoria, Auckland; Mount Victoria; Buchan (S 37° 26' 0 E 148° 7' 0) Mount Victoria, New South Wales (S 37º 26' 55 E 149º 52' 4); Mount Victoria, Queensland (S 23° 39' 0 E 150° 21' 0); Mount Victoria, Queensland (S 18° 23' 0 E 140° 15' 0); Mount Victoria, South Australia (S 31° 58' 0 E 139° 52' 0); Mount Victoria, Tasmania; Mount Victoria, Wellington; and Mount Victoria, Western Australia (S 28° 11' 0 E 114° 21' 0); Belize: Victoria Peak, Maya Mountains; Burma: Mount Victoria (Nat Ma Taung), Myanmar; Canada: Mount Vic, British Columbia; Mount Victoria, British Columbia; Mount Victoria, Alberta-British Columbia border; The Victoria Cross Ranges, Canadian Rockies; Victoria Mountains, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut; Victoria Peak, Alberta; and Victoria Peak, British Columbia; China: Victoria Peak, Hong Kong; Fiji: Mount Tomanivi (formerly Mount Victoria); Malaysia: Puncak Victoria, Mount Kinabalu; New Zealand: Mount Victoria, Auckland; and Mount Victoria, Wellington; Papua New Guinea: Mount Victoria, Owen Stanley Ranges; Philippines: Mount Victoria, Palawan; South Africa: Victoria Peak; and the United States: Victoria Peak, Arizona; and Victoria Peak, California.


Music
Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within the name of various music-related aspects and entities (e.g., albums, awards, bands, labels, songs, etc.), including but not limited to: Albums:Victory” (1980), an album by Narada Michael Walden; “Victory” (1984), an album by The Jacksons; “Victory” (1995), an album by Unleashed; “Victor” (1996), an album by Rush's guitarist Alex Lifeson; “Victory” (2000), an album by Do or Die; “Victory” (2000), an album by Running Wild; “Victory” (2002), an album by Modern Talking; “Victorious” (2007), an album by The Perishers; “Victory” (2010), an album by DJ Khaled; “Victory” (2011), an album by Jedward; and “Victorious)” (2011), a soundtrack album from the television series Victorious; Awards: Victoires de la musique, an annual French award ceremony that recognizes the best singers of the year; Bands:Victory”, a German heavy metal band; Labels: Victor Entertainment, a Japanese record label, a subsidiary of Japan Victor Company (JVC); Victory Records, an American record label; and ViK. Recordings, a Canadian record label; Mascots: Vic Rattlehead, the mascot of the thrash metal band “Megadeth”; Songs:Victory” (1913), the fight song of Pennsylvania State University; “Victory” (1922), the fight song of the University of Dayton; “Victory March" (1928), the fight song of the University of Notre Dame; "Victoria” (1969), a  song by “The Kinks”; "Victor" (1979), a song by “Blondie”; “Victoria” (1982), a song by “Dance Exponents”; “Victory” (1994), a song by Megadeath; “Victory” (1997), a song by Puff Daddy; “Victory” (2000), a song by Bond; “Victory (2005), a song by Yolanda Adams; “Victory” (2009), a song by the Dropkick Murphys; "Victory" (2009), a song by Soprano from the EA Sports game FIFA 09; and "Victory" (2010), a song by Simon Curtis.

Names
Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within the name of the of Victorian era which itself has spawned a number of related titles and entities, including but not limited to: Victorian America; Victorian architecture; Victorian house; Victorian horse; Victorian decorative arts; Victorian fashion; Victorian literature; Victorian morality; Victoriana (items or material from the Victorian period); and Victorianism, as in esthetics and manners. A “Victorian” is also known as a resident of the state of Victoria, Australia. Other Victoria-based names include but are not limited to: Vic, a common male name; Victoria, a common female name; Vik, a common abbreviation for the name of Victoria; Victoire, a French feminine given name which is equivalent to Victoria; and Victory, a popular surname. Lastly, during the process of Confederation in Canada, "Victorialand" and "Victorialia" were among the alternative suggestions to Canada as to what the name of the new Dominion should be.


Parks

Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within the name of parks around the world, including but not limited to: Australia: Victoria Park, Adelaide; Victoria Park, Melbourne; Victoria Park, Perth, Western Australia; Victoria Park, Sydney, New South Wales; and Victoria Park Nature Reserve, New South Wales; Bangladesh: Victoria Park, Dhaka; Bermuda: Victoria Park, Hamilton; Canada: Parc Victoria, Quebec; Victoria Park, Calgary, Alberta; Victoria Park, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; Victoria Park, Edmonton, Alberta; Victoria Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Victoria Park, Kingston, Ontario; Victoria Park, Kitchener, Ontario; Victoria Park, London, Ontario; Victoria Park, Moncton, New Brunswick; Victoria Park, Regina, Saskatchewan; and Victoria Park, Truro, Nova Scotia; China: Victoria Park, Hong Kong; England: Royal Victoria Park, Bath; Royal Victoria Country Park, Southampton; Victoria Park, Aberdeen; Victoria Park, Cardiff; Victoria Park, East London; Victoria Park, Finchley, London; Victoria Park, Leicester; Victoria Park, Manchester; Victoria Park, Millbridge, Plymouth; Victoria Park, Newbury; Victoria Park, Portsmouth; Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa; Victoria Park, Southport; Victoria Park, Stretford; Victoria Park, Swansea; Victoria Park, Swinton; Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, London; and Victoria Park, Warrington; Germany: Viktoriapark, Berlin; India: Victoria Park, Bhavnagar; Ireland: Victoria Park, Belfast; Malaysia: Victoria Park, Ipoh, Perak; New Zealand: Victoria Park, Auckland; and Victoria Park, Christchurch; Scotland:  Victoria Park, Aberdeen; Victoria Park, Dingwal; and Victoria Park, Glasgow; Singapore: Victoria Park Close; South Africa: Victoria Park, Port Elizabeth; Sri Lanka: Victoria Park, Colombo; and Victoria Park, Nuwara Eliya; United States: Victory Park, Dallas, Texas; and Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls National Park.

Places
Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within the name of places (e.g., cities, communities, counties, regions, towns, townships, villages, etc.) around the world, including but not limited to: Antarctica: Victoria Land, Ross Dependency, United Kingdom; Argentina: Victoria, Buenos Aires; Victoria, Entre Ríos; and Victoria Department; Australia: Mount Victoria, a township in New South Wales; Mount Victoria, New South Wales; Town of Victoria Park, Perth, Western Australia; Shire of Victoria Plains, Western Australia; Victoria, a state in Australia; Victoria County, Western Australia; Victoria Harbor, Melbourne; Victoria Park, Western Australia; and Victoria Settlement or New Victoria, alternate names for Port Essington, Northern Territory; Brazil: Former spelling of Vitória, Espírito Santo; Cameroon: Limbe, a city known as Victoria until 1982; Canada: Greater Victoria, British Columbia, metropolitan around the provincial capital; New Victoria, Nova Scotia; Saint-Victor, Quebec; Victoria, British Columbia; Victoria, Manitoba; Victoria, Newfoundland and Labrador; Victoria, New Brunswick in Glenelg Parish; Victoria, Nova Scotia; Victoria, Prince Edward Island; Victoriaville, Quebec; Victoria County, New Brunswick; Victoria County, Nova Scotia; Victoria County, Ontario; Victoria Township, Algoma District, Ontario; and Victoria Vale, Nova Scotia; Canary Islands: La Victoria de Acentejo, Santa Cruz de Tenerife; Chile: La Victoria, Santiago; and Victoria, a city in Malleco Province; China: Victoria City, Hong Kong; Colombia: La Victoria, Boyacá, a town and municipality; La Victoria, Valle del Cauca, a town and municipality; and Victoria, Caldas, a town and municipality in the Department of Caldas; Cuba: Victoria de Las Tunas; England: Hackney Wick; Victoria, Hackney Ward; Victoria, Sefton Ward; Victoria, ward of Newbury, Berkshire; Victoria, London; Wick, Bournemouth; Wick, Gloucestershire; Wick, Highland; Wick, Vale of Glamorgan; and Wick, West Sussex; France: Place de la Victoire in Bordeaux; Place des Victoires, a circular place in Paris; Saint-Victor, Allier, in the Allier department; Saint-Victor, Ardèche, in the Ardèche department; Saint-Victor, Cantal, in the Cantal department; Saint-Victor, Dordogne, in the Dordogne department; Saint-Victor-de-Buthon, in the Eure-et-Loir department; Saint-Victor-de-Cessieu, in the Isère department; Saint-Victor-de-Chrétienville, in the Eure department; Saint-Victor-de-Malcap, in the Gard department; Saint-Victor-de-Morestel, in the Isère department; Saint-Victor-d'Épine, in the Eure department; Saint-Victor-de-Réno, in the Orne department; Saint-Victor-des-Oules, in the Gard department; Saint-Victor-en-Marche, in the Creuse department; Saint-Victor-l'Abbaye, in the Seine-Maritime department; Saint-Victor-la-Coste, in the Gard department; Saint-Victor-la-Rivière, in the Puy-de-Dôme department; Saint-Victor-Malescours, in the Haute-Loire department; Saint-Victor-Montvianeix, in the Puy-de-Dôme department; Saint-Victor-Rouzaud, in the Ariège department; Saint-Victor-sur-Arlanc, in the Haute-Loire department, Saint-Victor-sur-Avre, in the Eure department; Saint-Victor-sur-Ouche, in the Côte-d'Or department; Saint-Victor-sur-Rhins, in the Loire department; Saint-Victor-et-Melvieu, in the Aveyron department; Vic-en-Bigorre, a commune in south-western France; Vic-Fezensac, a commune in south-western France; Vic-la-Gardiole, a commune in southern France; Vic-sur-Cère, a commune in south-central France; and Vic-sur-Seille, a commune in north-eastern France; Ghana: Victoriaborg, neighborhood of Accra; Guyana: Victoria; Haiti: La Victoire, a municipality in the Nord Department; Honduras: Victoria, Yoro; Iceland: Vík í Mýrdal; Iran: Vik; Ireland: Victoria Bridge, County Tyrone, a small village in Northern Ireland; Malaysia: Victoria, Labuan, the capital of the Malaysian Federal Territory of Labuan; Malta: Victoria, Gozo, the capital of Gozo, an island of the Maltese archipelago; and  Victoria, Malta, capital of Gozo; Mauritius: Queen Victoria, Mauritius, a village in the district of Flacq; Mexico: Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas; Victoria City (Ciudad Victoria), the capital city of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas; Victoria de Durango; Victoria, Guanajuato; Victoria Municipality, Guanajuato; and Victoria Municipality, Tamaulipas; Moldova: Victoria, Sărăteni, Leova district; New Zealand: Victoria, a suburb of Gisborne; Norway: Vik; Vikøyri; Vik, Buskerud; Vik, Gaular; Vik, Grimstad; Vik, Sømna; Vik, Nord-Trøndelag; and Vik, Vestnes; Paraguay: La Victoria District; Peru: La Victoria District, Chiclayo; and La Victoria District, Lima; Philippines: Victoria, Laguna; Victoria, Northern Samar; Victoria, Oriental Mindoro; Victoria, Tarlac; Victoria, Roxas, Oriental Mindoro; and Victorias City, Negros Occidental; Romania: Victoria, a village in Hlipiceni Commune, Botoşani County; Victoria, a village in Stăuceni Commune, Botoşani County; Victoria, a village in Nufăru Commune, Tulcea County; Victoria, Braşov, a town in Braşov County; Victoria, Brăila, a commune in Brăila County; and Victoria, Iași, a commune in Iaşi County; Seychelles: Victoria, the capital city of the Seychelles; Scotland: Victoria, the Roman name of Comrie; Slovenia: Vič, a quarter in Ljubljana; and Vič, a village in Dravograd; South Africa:  Victoria, Gauteng; Victoria Park, a suburb of Queenstown; Victoria Park, a suburb of Kraaifontein; Victoria Park, a suburb of Somerset West; and Victoria Park, a suburb of Worcester; Spain: Vic, a place in Barcelona; and La Victoria, Córdoba; Sweden: Vik; Trinidad and Tobago: Victoria County; United States: La Victoria, Texas; Mount Victoria, Maryland; Vick, Arkansas; Victor, Colorado; Victor, Idaho; Victor, Iowa; Victor, Montana; Victor, New York; Victor, South Dakota; Victor Township, Clinton County, Michigan; Victor Township, DeKalb County, Illinois; Victor Township, Marshall County, South Dakota; Victor Township, McClain County, Oklahoma; Victor Township, Osborne County, Kansas; Victor Township, Roberts County, South Dakota; Victor Township, Towner County, North Dakota; Victor Township, Wright County, Minnesota; Victoria, Arkansas; Victoria, Charlotte, North Carolina; Victoria, Greene County, Indiana; Victoria, Illinois; Victoria, Indiana; Victoria, Kansas; Victoria, Michigan; Victoria, Minnesota; Victoria, Mississippi; Victoria, Texas; Victoria, Virginia; Victoria, West Virginia; Victoria County, Texas; Victoria Park, a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California; Victoria Park, a neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Victoria Township, Cass County, Iowa; Victoria Township, Custer County, Nebraska; Victoria Township, Ellis County, Kansas; Victoria Township, Jefferson County, Arkansas; Victoria Township, Knox County, Illinois; Victoria Township, McLean County, North Dakota; Victoria Township, Rice County, Kansas; Victory, Cayuga County, New York; Victory, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Victory, Saratoga County, New York; Victory, Vermont; Victory, Wisconsin; Victory Township, Guthrie County, Iowa; Victory Township, Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota; Victory Township, Mason County, Michigan; and Victory Township, Venango County, Pennsylvania; Venezuela: La Victoria, Aragua; Wales: Victoria, Newport; and Zimbabwe: Victoria Province, Masvingo.

Politics
Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within the name of various political districts, political institutions and state-sponsored terror groups around the world, including but not limited to: Afghanistan: The Victorious Sect (or Taifatul Mansura Group), a transnational Turkish jihadist group operating in the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region; Austria: Vienna International Centre (VIC), the campus and building complex hosting the United Nations Office at Vienna; Australia: Electoral district of Victoria Park, electorate in Western Australia; Province of Victoria, is an ecclesiastical province of the Anglican Church of Australia; and Town of Victoria Park, local government area; Canada: Canadian Senate divisions named Victoria (in Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick) and Victoria-Carelton (in New Brunswick); Victoria, Alberta electoral district;  Victoria, Alberta provincial electoral district; Victoria, electoral district, a federal electoral district in British Columbia; Victoria, electoral districts, a list of other provincial and former federal electoral districts; Victoria, New Brunswick electoral district (1867-1914); Victoria, Nova Scotia electoral district; Victoria, Ontario electoral district (1903-1966); Victoria City, electoral district, historical federal electoral constituency in Canada; and Victoria City, provincial electoral district, historical provincial electoral constituency; England: “Vic.”, an abbreviation used when referring to Acts of Parliament in the United Kingdom during the reign of Victoria (e.g. 23 Vic.); India: Vadodara Innovation Council (VIC), associated with National Innovation Council of India; Ireland: Belfast Victoria, a parliament constituency of the UK; and Romania: Victoria Palace in Bucharest, the headquarters of the Romanian government.

Pop Culture
Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within various aspects of popular culture (e.g., films, comics, novels, television series, etc.), including but not limited to: Films: Escape to Victory (1981), a film directed by John Huston; “La Victoire en chantant” (1976), a black comedy directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud;The Victor” (1932), a German film; “Vic” (2006), an American short film drama directed by Sage Stallone; “Victor” (1993), a French short movie by François Ozon; “Victor” (2008), a television film about Canadian swimmer Victor Davis; “Victor” (2009), a French feature film; “Victor Victoria” (1982), a musical comedy about a woman masquerading as man impersonating a woman; “Victoria” (1972), a Mexican film; “Victoria” (1979), a Swedish film; “Victoria” (2008), a French-Canadian film; “Victoria II” (2010), the sequel from Paradox Interactive; “Victory” (1919), an American silent film; “Victory” (1928), a British film; “Victory” (1938), a Soviet film; “Victory” (1940), a film based on the novel by Joseph Conrad; “Victory” (1996), a film directed by Mark Peploe; “Victory” (2008), a Telugu film directed by Ravi; “Victory” (2009), a Bollywood film; and “Victory” (2013), a Kannada film directed by Nanda Kishore; Film Characters: “Victoria Regina Phibes”, a character in “The Abominable Dr. Phibes” (1971),  Victoire Weasley”, a fictional character in the Harry Potter series (2007); “Victoria”, an antagonist from the “Twilight” series (2010) by Stephenie Meyer; and “Viktor”, a character from the “Underworld” (2007) film; Comics:Victory”, a comic book series by Image Comics; “The Victor” (1961-1992), a weekly British comic magazine; “The Victor” (1961 to 1994), an annual comic book for boys; “Victorius” (1973-Present), a character in the Marvel Comics Universe; “Captain Victory and the Galactic Rangers” (1981), a comic book by Pacific Comics; and “Victorious” (2002), a hapless superhero-for-hire in the comic book “PS 238”; Novels:Victoria” (1898), a novel by Knut Hamsun; “Victory” (1915), a novel by Joseph Conrad; “Victoria” (1993), a novel by Sami Michael; and “The Lost Fleet: Victorious” (2010), a novel by Jack Campbell; Television Series: USS Victory (NCC-9754) (1966-Present), a fictional Constellation-class starship in the Star Trek universe; “Victoria” (2007-2008), a Telemundo Colombian soap opera series; “Victorious” (2010-2013), a Nickelodeon television series; and “Victory” (1996), an episode of “Beast Wars: Transformers”; Television Characters:Victoria Lord” (1968-2013), the principal character in the long-running soap opera “One Life to Live”; “Victoria Winters (1966-2012), the young governess in “Dark Shadows” soap opera series; “Victor” (2008-2013), a character in television series “Breaking Bad”; and “Victor” (2009-2010), a character from  the “Dollhouse” television series; and Video Games:Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun” (2003), computer game by Paradox Interactive.

Rail
Aside from the GWR Victoria Class (a type of steam locomotive), the “Victorius” (a LNWR Renown Class locomotive), and “Victoria Station” (a restaurant chain which had over 100 locations in the U.S. and Canada), tributes to the Roman goddess of Victoria are found within the name of various rail and train-related aspects and entities around the world, including but not limited to: Australia: Victoria Street, a railway station in New South Wales; Victoria Street, a railway station in Perth; Victoria Park, a railway station in Melbourne; Victoria Park, a railway station in Perth; Canada: Square-Victoria Station, a train station in Montreal; Victoria Park (TTC), a subway station in Toronto; and  Victoria Railway Station, a railway station in Victoria, British Columbia; England: London Victoria station, a railway station in London; Manchester Victoria station, a railway station in Manchester; Norwich Victoria, a railway station in Norwich; Nottingham Victoria, , a railway station in Nottingham; Southend Victoria, a railway station in London; Sheffield Victoria, a railway station in Sheffield; Swansea Victoria, a railway station in Swansea; and Victoria Coach Station, a railway station in London; France: Station Victoire (Tram de Bordeaux) , a railway station in Bordeaux; Greece: Victoria metro station, a railway station in Athens; India: Victoria Terminus, a railway station in Mumbai; Ireland: Victoria (CMLR), a railway station in Cork; and Great Victoria Street, a railway station in Belfast; United States: Victory (TRE-DART station), a mass transit station in Dallas, Texas; and Wales: Victoria (Blaenau Gwent), a railway station in Ebbw Vale.

Roads
Tributes to the Roman goddess of Victoria are found within the name of quays, roads and streets around the world, including but not limited to: Australia: Queen Victoria Street, Bexley, New South Wales; Queen Victoria Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales; Queen Victoria Street, Fremantle, Western Australia; Queen Victoria Street, Leonora, Western Australia; Queen Victoria Street, Newington, Victoria; Victoria Road, Adelaide; Victoria Road, Sydney; Victoria Street, Brunswick; Victoria Street, Kings Cross; and Victoria Street, Melbourne, Victoria; Canada: Kawartha Lakes Road 35, historically the Victoria Colonization Road in Ontario; Victoria Avenue, Montreal, Quebec; Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto; Victoria Road, Ontario; Victoria Street, Kingston, Ontario; and Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario; China: Queen Victoria Street, Hong Kong; and Victoria Road, Hong Kong; England: Queen Victoria Road, Coventry; Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Queen Victoria Road, Sheffield; Queen Victoria Street, London; Victoria Avenue, Wellington, Shropshire; Victoria Gardens, Truro, Cornwall; Victoria Quays, Sheffield; Victoria Road, Brighton; Victoria Road, Cambridge; Victoria Road, Canterbury; Victoria Road, Chelmsford, Essex; Victoria Road, Dagenham, Essex; Victoria Road, Diss, Norfolk; Victoria Road, Halton, Cheshire; Victoria Road, Kilburn, London;  Victoria Road, London; Victoria Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk; Victoria Road, Oxford; Victoria Road, Plymouth; Victoria Road, South Ruislip; Victoria Road, Stretford, Manchester;  Victoria Road, Swindon, Wiltshire; Victoria Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Victoria Street, Bristol; Victoria Street, London; Victoria Street, Liverpool; and Victoria Street, Wolverhampton; France: Avenue de la Reine Victoria, Biarritz; Ireland: Great Victoria Street, Belfast; Queen Victoria Street, Belfast; Victoria Avenue, Cork; Victoria Cross, Cork; Victoria Quay, Cork; Victoria Quay; Victoria Place, Galway; Victoria Road, Cork; Victoria Street, Cork; and Victoria Street, Dublin; Isle of Man: Victoria Road, Douglas; Victoria Road Prison, Douglas; Victoria Road, Onchan; Victoria Road, Castletown; Victoria Road School, Castletown; and Victoria Street, Douglas; Malaysia: Jalan Victoria, a road in Nibong Tebal, mainland Penang; Lebuh Victoria, a famous street in George Town, Penang; Lorong Victoria, a road in Tawau, Sabah; Victoria Street, Penang; and Victoria Street, Tawau; New Zealand: Victoria Street, Auckland; Pakistan: Victoria Road, Karachi (renamed as Abdullah Haroon Road); Scotland: Queen Street, Dundee; Victoria Road, Aberdeen; Victoria Road, Ballater; Victoria Road, Brora; Victoria Road, Dundee; Victoria Road, Dunoon; Victoria Road, Fort William; Victoria Road, Glasgow; Victoria Road, Gourock; Victoria Road, Helensburgh; Victoria Road, Kirkcaldy; Victoria Road, Leven, Fife; Victoria Road, Lockerbie; Victoria Road, North Berwick; Victoria Road, Peterhead; Victoria Street, Dunfermline; Victoria Street, Edinburgh; Victoria Street, Fraserburgh; Victoria Street, Galashiels; Victoria Street, Lanark; Victoria Street, Newton Stewart; Victoria Street, Perth; and Victoria Tower, Greenock; Singapore: Victoria Park Road, Singapore; Victoria Lane, Singapore; and Victoria Street, Singapore; South Africa: Victoria Street, Durban; Victoria Street, Somerset West, Western Cape; and the United States: Victoria Street, Carson, California.

Science
Tributes to the Roman goddess of Victoria are found within the name of various scientific-related entities, including but not limited to: Chemistry:  Vicinal (chemistry), a compound geometry in chemistry; Animals: Victoria perch (Lates niloticus), a fish species found in Africa; Computers: Commodore VIC-20, an 8-bit home computer sold by Commodore Business Machines; MOS Technology VIC, or Video Interface Chip from MOS Technology, or VIC chip, used in the Commodore VIC-20 home computer; MOS Technology VIC-II, or VIC-II (Video Interface Chip II), the successor to the VIC chip, used in the Commodore C64 and C128 home computers; VIC cipher, a pencil and paper cipher, codenamed "VICTOR"; Voice Interface Card (VIC), a hardware interface in telecommunications and networking; Insects: Victoria (moth), a moth genus in the family Geometridae; Plants: Victoria (grape), another name for the German/Italian wine grape Trollinger; Victoria (plant), a waterlily genus in the family Nymphaeaceae; Victoria plum, an English plum cultivar; Latin binomial abbreviations for species (A. victoriae; B. victoriae; C. victoriae; G. victoriae; O. victoriae; and S. victoriae); and Pteris ensiformis 'Victoriae', the Victoria fern, a fern cultivar; Space: 12 Victoria, asteroid; and Victoria (crater), in the Meridiani Planum, Mars, named after one of Ferdinand Magellan's ships.

Sport
Tributes to the Roman goddess of Victoria are found within the name of various sports-related entities around the world, including but not limited to: Australia: Melbourne Victory FC, an Australian professional football club; Victoria Park, a sporting ground in Melbourne, Australia; Victoria Park Racecourse, a closed racecourse in Sydney; Victorian Bushrangers, Australian cricket team; Victorian Football Club, a defunct Australian rules football club based in Adelaide, South Australia; Victorian Football Club, a defunct Australian rules football club based in Perth, Western Australia; and Victoria Park Football Club, the name of the Perth Football Club (1934-1935); Canada: Victoria Park, a Canadian thoroughbred racehorse; and Victoria Vikes, the athletic program of the University of Victoria; China: Victoria Green, the playing field of the Chinese Recreation Club; England: Northwich Victoria F.C. (known as the “Vics), an English football club based in Northwich; Victoria Park, a football ground in Nelson, Lancashire (Nelson F.C.); Victoria Park, a football ground in Buckie; Victoria Park, a football stadium in Burscough; Victoria Park, a football ground in Dingwall; Victoria Park, a football ground in Hartlepool; Victoria Road, a football stadium in Dagenham; and Victoria Road, a football stadium in Port Talbot; Honduras: C.D. Victoria, a Honduran football team; Italy: Victoria Libertas Pesaro, Italian basketball team; Luxembourg: FC Victoria Rosport, Luxembourg football team; Maldives: Victory SC, a Maldivian football club; Netherlands: Victoria Park, Wolvega, a horse racing venue in Wolvega, Friesland; Uganda: SC Victoria University, a football team in Uganda; United Arab Emirates: Victory Team, a powerboat racing team from the UAE; United States: California Victory, a USL professional football team in San Francisco, California; Victoria National Golf Club, Indiana; and Victory, a pinball machine manufactured in 1987 by Premier.

Squares
Aside from the fact that “Victory Square” was the name given to Trafalgar Square in London by the fascist regime depicted in George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty Four", there is also a “Victoria Square” in the British TV series “EastEnders” (1985-Present). Other tributes to the Roman goddess of Victoria are found within the name of squares around the world, including but not limited to: Australia: Victoria Square, Adelaide; Belarus: Victory Square, Minsk; Canada: Square Victoria, Montreal, Quebec; Victoria Memorial Square, Toronto; Victory Square, Vancouver; Victoria Square, Ontario; and Victoria Square, Montreal; China: Victory Square, Dalian; Victory Square, Hefe; and Victory Square, Nanchang; England: Victoria Square, Birmingham; Victoria Square, Kingston upon Hull; Victoria Square, London; Victoria Square, Manchester; and Victoria Square, Truro; France: Victory Square, Bordeaux (French: Place de la Victoire); and Victories Square, Paris (French: Place des Victoires); Greece: Victoria Square, Athens; Ireland: Victoria Square, Belfast; New Zealand: Victoria Square, Christchurch; Poland: Victory Square, Warsaw; Romania: Victory Square, Bucharest; and Russia: Victory Square, Moscow; Victory Square, Saint Petersburg; and Victory Square, Kaliningrad.

Theaters
Tributes to the Roman goddess of Victoria are found within plays and in the name of theaters around the world, including but not limited to: Australia: National Theatre, Melbourne, Melbourne  (opened in 1920 as the Victory Theatre); and Victoria Theatre, New South Wales; Belgium:Victoria”, a Belgian theatre company; Canada: Victor” (1983-Present), the logo and mascot for the “Just for Laughs” comedy festival in Montreal, Quebec; and Victoria Theatre, Saskatoon; England: Apollo Victoria Theatre, City of Westminster (formerly the New Victoria Theatre, and before that the New Victoria Cinema);   New Vic Theatre, Stoke, Staffordshire (a replacement for the Victoria Theatre); New Victoria Theatre, Woking; Old Vic, London (known later as the Royal Victorian Theatre); “Victoria Station” (1982), a play which was performed in London; “Victoria the White Cat” (1982-2007), a character from Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical “Cats”; Victoria Palace Theatre, City of Westminster; and Victoria Theatre, West Yorkshire; Germany: Victoria-Theater, Berlin; Singapore: Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall; and the United States: The Vic Theatre, a music venue in Chicago, Illinois; Victoria Theatre, Dayton, Ohio, re-opened in 1919 as the Victory Theatre; Victoria Theater, New York, New York; Victoria Theater (Hammerstein's), New York, New York; Victoria Theatre, San Francisco, California; Victoria Theatre, Shamokin, Pennsylvania; Victory Theatre, Evansville, Indiana; and Victory Theater, Holyoke, Massachusetts.

Towers
Tributes to the Roman goddess of
Victoria are found within the name of towers around the world, including but not limited to: Victoria Tower, a clock tower by Salisbury Dock in Liverpool, England; Victoria Tower, a historic building in Hong Kong, China; Victoria Tower, a hotel in Stockholm, Sweden, the tallest in Northern Europe; Victoria Tower, an historic landmark in Guernsey; Victoria Tower, former part of the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, Canada; Victoria Tower, in Sindh, Pakistan; Victoria Tower, on Castle Hill, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England; Victoria Tower, part of the Municipal Buildings complex in Greenock, Scotland; Victoria Tower, the tallest tower of the Palace of Westminster in London, England; and Victoria Towers, a large residential development in Hong Kong, China.