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 List of places named after Queen Victoria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A number of places which were once in the former British Empire were named after the British monarch who reigned over it for the greater part of its most dominant period, Queen Victoria.
Victoria Quay, Cork City, Cork City, Republic of Ireland
There are other places that have the name "Victoria", with or without other words, but not all were named after Queen Victoria; see Victoria (disambiguation).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_places_named_after_Queen_Victoria   (241 words)

  
 Dominica's Heritage & Culture: Queen Victoria
Queen Empress in the heyday of the British Empire, she ruled from 1937 to 1901 and was monarch during the most effective period of the Anglicization of Dominica.
Some places were named after her: the community of Victoria at Delices and the Victoria falls nearby.
Queen's Street, named in the 18th century for Queen Charlotte, was renamed Victoria Street on the occasion of her Diamond Jubilee in 1897.
www.avirtualdominica.com /heritage.cfm?Id=179   (258 words)

  
 the gazebo
The name cockscomb was given to the plant because it resembles a rooster's comb.
The dahlia is named fro Andreas Dahl, a Swedish botanist and pupil of Carolus Linnaeus.
The iris is named for the goddess Iris, the messenger of Juno.
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 Victoria Street - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Victoria Street is the name of several streets in various countries:
This article consisting of geographical locations is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and fix it to point directly to the intended page.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Victoria_Street   (91 words)

  
 Queen News September 2005
According to bbc.co.uk, Queen appear in the list of 100 celebrities who were awarded stars at the inaugural presentations for the UK Avenue of Stars in London.
Queen pals Status Quo played a short set of three of their hits on a boat on the Thames, to the accompaniment of fireworks.
After that show, the trio decided to move forward on their partnership, which led to a world tour, a live album, an upcoming DVD, and shows this autumn and again next year, with the next one coming in Aruba on October 8th.
www.brianmay.com /queen/queennews/queennewssep05b.html   (9144 words)

  
 Why 'Keira' and 'Mohammed' are hot British baby names | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Celebrity names motivated just 11 percent of parents, according to a recent study, compared with 14 percent who wanted a traditional name and 26 percent who looked for a name from their own family tree.
She says that most parents understand that a baby's name is a brand, and by giving it the name of a role model, parents are hoping to bestow that child with the positive attributes of that name.
Instead of recycling names from an established list of male stalwarts, parents are starting to be as creative with boys' names as they have been for a good while with girls'.
www.csmonitor.com /2005/0114/p01s04-woeu.html   (1271 words)

  
 List of murdered/missing scientists..
After three months of conflicting reports it is now official that the anthrax that has killed several Americans since October 5 is from US military sources connected to CIA research.
After that, one of the country's most prominent nuclear scientists, Baruch Zinger is assassinated and still, no one is putting the pieces together.
After holding out hope for more than a month that his older brother would be found alive, Greg Wiley said last night that he and his family were accepting his death.
www.apfn.org /apfn/scientists.htm   (18464 words)

  
 City Guide to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Victoria is one of those unique cities seemingly destined to be a haven for travelers.
Breathtakingly picturesque, and imbued with a flavor and style born of its British heritage, the city sits on the southeast tip of 300-mile long Vancouver Island just off the west coast of Canada facing the Juan de Fuca Strait and it's neighbor to the south, the United States.
Today, Victoria is a city boasting a population of 350,000 and plays host to more then 3.5-million visitors a year.
www.gonorthwest.com /BC/Islands/victoria/Victoria.htm   (311 words)

  
 Washingtonian Online - Best Places to Live 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Here are our favorite places to live for 2002—neighborhoods with great houses, fun places to shop and play, some real bargains, and a genuine sense of community.
After the September 11 attack on the Pentagon, neighbors pitched in to help the rescue workers.
After World War II, with so many young men entering seminaries, "they ran out of places for them to live, so we all boarded them in our homes," Curtin says.
www.washingtonian.com /schools/greatplacestolive/02intro.html#brookland.   (6759 words)

  
 The Quipping Queen
In the name of enhancing efficiency and increasing productivity, our limited fast-food oriented vocabulary is being reduced even further by reliance on abbreviations, acronyms, buzz-words, jargon and slang not to mention a proliferation of "emoticons" as a way to communicate 'feelings' rapidly to others using email, internet relay chat, and instant messaging technoloy.
By Hugo Hotagen, DDD (Duke of Doorknobs and Doghouses), a loyal lapdog-in-training apprenticed to the affable, agnostic and all-round air-headed Court of the Quipping Queen.
After all, nobody is perfect, (even if they do wear a “Superman” t-shirt or a wireless “wonder-bra” beneath their business attire).
quippingqueen.blogspot.com   (2442 words)

  
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After arrival at the Assembly Station, the two donned spacesuits, they and their luggage were then taken out to the Saturn expedition vehicle by technicians driving Jet-Dos.
Chastity pulled herself up the ladder, and locking herself in place on the rungs of the ladder with her knees and ankles, added her muscular strength to the task of moving the tube horizontal so one end was pointing toward the viewport window underneath the pilot console.
As she took shot after shot, the single dark spoke overlaid on the whiter reflectance of the bright B ring was joined by other spokes.
www.tor.com /sampleSaturnRukh.html   (23424 words)

  
 Wool Works: knitting for charity
It was named after the blanket-toting Peanuts character, Linus, with the endorsement of Charles Schulz.
After reading an article about premature and needy babies going home from hospitals with nothing but a diaper, I started knitting in car pool lines, sitting at the dentistÕs office and at home when I had a few minutes, My friends noticed and pretty soon they were involved too.
MISS is a nonprofit, volunteer based organization committed to providing emergency support to families after the death of their baby; stillbirth, neonatal death, premature birth, congenital anomalies, sudden death, and any child's death.
www.woolworks.org /charity.html   (14015 words)

  
 Directory of Food, Recipe, Diet, Weight Loss, Nutrition Sites
After entering "flavanols in chocolate" in the Google search box, you will understand why it may be your duty to eat, not a lot of chocolate, but maybe one chocolate bar each day.
Lists basic techniques for such things as roasting and stir frying and moves on to basic recipes for such things as tomato sauce and lasagna.
I picture Victoria as the kind of country where they still serve afternoon tea on the lawn at four, and the ladies wear lacy white tea gowns.
www.delightfulfood.com /main.html   (5719 words)

  
 Sundries
In my previous post, not coincidentally named Too Soon, I sat my derriere firmly on the fence about the timing of the film -- whilst I personally have reasons why watching events from 9/11 might be too soon for me, I don't deny that we need to watch this film, all of us.
Much beyond these names, can be listed either fringe but memorable "heroes" like Malcolm X or any number of Black Panthers, and other activists, whose hate-filled diatribes were received without much censure by otherwise peaceful members of society -- lost in their own guilt, and remorse of years of abuse towards fls.
You're supposed to use it after your last shower of the day, whereupon you press the button in the middle, and after a 5 second delay to allow you to clear the area, it pulsates a lovely smelling scrubbing bubbles solution unto your tiles and bathtub.
futuremd.blogspot.com   (12929 words)

  
 Queen Eleanor’s Garden, the Great Hall Winchester - Hampshire, UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Queen Eleanor’s Garden, the Great Hall Winchester - Hampshire, UK Skip to content Skip to news
Queen Eleanor’s Garden is an accurate example of such a garden and features include turf seats, bay hedges, a fountain, camomile lawn, tunnel arbour and many beautiful herbs and flowers of the time.
This page was last updated by Tourism section, Recreation and Heritage 03 April 2006.
www.hants.gov.uk /discover/places/eleanor.html   (91 words)

  
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_places_named_afte...   (121 words)

  
 Edgar Governo, Historian of Things That Never Were
The Most Up-To-Date Oz List uses a different set of criteria to determine what belongs in the chronology of Oz--but in doing so, it leaves out many of the books in the above chronicles while including many "non-commercial books" which might be considered fan fiction.
The Superman Timeline, compiled by David T. Chappell, is a list of major "Superman Events" that mixes actual dates and age references as one would expect in such a work.
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Chronology, by Damian Gordon, Michael Norwitz, and Philip Graves, is really a "League of Leagues," profiling various groups of literary heroes and their adventures through the centuries, as detailed in the landmark series by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill.
www.mts.net /~arphaxad/history.html   (10422 words)

  
 The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made - Reviews - Movies - New York Times
You may also try our new Today's Paper feature, a listing of all the headlines in today's New York Times.
This list is drawn from the second edition of "The New York Times Guide to the Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made" (St. Martin's Griffin, $24.95), edited by Peter M. Nichols and published in 2004.
For additional information about the list, read Peter M. Nichols's preface, or A. Scott's introduction.
www.nytimes.com /ref/movies/1000best.html   (487 words)

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