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Meaning of VIRGINIA

Pronunciation:  vur'jinyu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a town in northeastern Minnesota in the heart of the Mesabi Range
  2. [n]  a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
  3. [n]  one of the British colonies that formed the United States
 

VIRGINIA is a 8 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA
 
 See Also: America, American state, battle of Fredericksburg, battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Blacksburg, Bull Run, capital of Virginia, Chancellorsville, Chesapeake Bay, Colony, Confederacy, Confederate States of America, Dixie, Dixieland, Elizabeth River, Fredericksburg, Gopher State, Hampton Roads, James, James River, Jamestown, Lynchburg, Minnesota, MN, Mount Vernon, Newport News, Norfolk, North Star State, Petersburg, Petersburg Campaign, Portsmouth, Richmond, Roanoke, Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah Valley, South, Spotsylvania, town, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, Virginia Beach, Wilderness Campaign, Yorktown

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vir*gin"i*a\, n.
One of the States of the United States of America. -- a. Of
or pertaining to the State of Virginia.

{Virginia cowslip} (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia
   Virginica}).

{Virginia creeper} (Bot.), a common ornamental North American
   woody vine ({Ampelopsis quinquefolia}), climbing
   extensively by means of tendrils; -- called also
   {woodbine}, and {American ivy}. [U. S.]

{Virginia fence}. See {Worm fence}, under {Fence}.

{Virginia nightingale} (Zo["o]l.), the cardinal bird. See
   under {Cardinal}.

{Virginia quail} (Zo["o]l.), the bobwhite.

{Virginia reel}, an old English contradance; -- so called in
   the United States. --Bartlett.

{Virginia stock}. (Bot.) See {Mahon stock}.

 

 

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