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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Virginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA(noun)

    a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War

  2. Virginia(noun)

    one of the British colonies that formed the United States

  3. Virginia(noun)

    a town in northeastern Minnesota in the heart of the Mesabi Range

Wiktionary

  1. Virginia(ProperNoun)

    A state of the United States of America. Capital: Richmond. Largest city: Virginia Beach.

  2. Virginia(ProperNoun)

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  3. Origin: From Virginia, feminine form of Virginius or Verginius, a Roman family name, possibly identical with Vergilius. The state was named for Elizabeth I as the Virgin Queen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Virginia(noun)

    one of the States of the United States of America

  2. Virginia(adj)

    of or pertaining to the State of Virginia

Freebase

  1. Virginia

    Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there. The geography and climate of the Commonwealth are shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, which provide habitat for much of its flora and fauna. The capital of the Commonwealth is Richmond; and Virginia Beach is the most populous city. Fairfax County is the most populous political subdivision. The wealthiest is Loudoun County. The Commonwealth's population is over eight million. The area's history begins with several indigenous groups, including the Powhatan. In 1607 the London Company established the Colony of Virginia as the first permanent New World English colony. Slave labor and the land acquired from displaced Native American tribes each played a significant role in the colony's early politics and plantation economy. Virginia was one of the 13 Colonies in the American Revolution and joined the Confederacy in the American Civil War, during which Richmond was made the Confederate capital and Virginia's northwestern counties seceded to form the state of West Virginia. Although the Commonwealth was under conservative single-party rule for nearly a century following Reconstruction, both major national parties are competitive in modern Virginia.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Virginia

    vėr-jin′i-a, n. a well-known brand of tobacco, grown and manufactured in Virginia.—n. Virgin′ia-creep′er, an American climbing vine, common in the south of England, remarkable for the bright-red colour it assumes in autumn.—adj. Virgin′ian, pertaining to Virginia.—n. a native of Virginia.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Virginia

    one of the United States of America, a State somewhat larger than Scotland, between Maryland and North Carolina, so named by its founder Sir Walter Raleigh in honour of Queen Elizabeth; is divided from West Virginia by the Appalachians; it is well watered; the soil, which is fertile, yields the finest cotton and tobacco, and minerals, particularly coal and iron, are abundant; the largest city is Richmond, with flour-mills.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of virginia in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of virginia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gen. George Pickett:

    Up men to your posts Don't forget today that you are from old Virginia.

  2. Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr.:

    Our neighbors in Virginia are just as responsible for these killings as the criminals are because they won't pass strong gun control legislation.

  3. Arty Vogt:

    People are flabbergasted when we tell them we cannot do a move within the state of West Virginia, i can move you to Brazil, I can move you to Wisconsin. But for no good reason, I’m not allowed to do a move in West Virginia.

  4. David Goggins:

    With the Virginia Payload Modules, we’re adding a body section that will house four additional Virginia Payload Tubes. That will allow you to go from 12 to 40 Tomahawks – that is the main driver or requirement for this new module.

  5. Mark Herring:

    The University of Virginia community and all Virginians have been stunned by the horrific story Rolling Stone brought to light, as well as the apparent inadequacy of the university's response to this and other past reports of sexual violence.

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