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Virginia

Noun

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

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Etymology

Virginia, feminine form of Virginius or Verginius, a Roman family name. The state was named for Elizabeth I as the Virgin Queen.

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Proper noun

Virginia
  1. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Richmond.
  2. A given name .

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Translations

state
female given name
  • French: Virginie

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