1 a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War [syn: Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA]
2 one of the British colonies that formed the United States
3 a town in northeastern Minnesota in the heart of the Mesabi Range
EtymologyVirginia, feminine form of Virginius or Verginius, a Roman family name. The state was named for Elizabeth I as the Virgin Queen.
female given name
- French: Virginie