Victory

  • (noun): A successful ending of a struggle or contest.
    Example: "The general always gets credit for his army's victory"
    Synonyms: triumph

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Victory, Minneapolis - History
... The Victory neighborhood was once home to the many factory and mill workers of north Minneapolis in the early 20th century ... After World War I, the city named Victory Memorial Parkway and built upon it a memorial to all local soldiers who died in the World Wars ... By contrast with many of the surrounding neighborhoods, Victory residents enjoy a low crime rate and a higher standard of living ...

Famous quotes containing the word victory:

    ...I discovered that I could take a risk and survive. I could march in Philadelphia. I could go out in the street and be gay even in a dress or a skirt without getting shot. Each victory gave me courage for the next one.
    Martha Shelley, U.S. author and social activist. As quoted in Making History, part 3, by Eric Marcus (1992)

    Never mind the ridicule, never mind the defeat: up again, old heart!—it seems to say,—there is victory yet for all justice; and the true romance which the world exists to realize, will be the transformation of genius into practical power.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    It must be a peace without victory.... Victory would mean peace forced upon the losers, a victor’s terms imposed upon the vanquished. It would be accepted in humiliation, under duress, at an intolerable sacrifice, and would leave a sting, a resentment, a bitter memory upon which the terms of peace would rest, not permanently, but only as upon quicksand.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)