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Definition of the noun virginia

What does virginia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • virginia: virginias
  • Virginia: -

  1. a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of Virginia: Old Dominion / Old Dominion State / VA / Va.
    • instance of: American state = one of the 50 states of the United States
    • part of: America / the States / U.S. / U.S.A. / United States / United States of America / US / USA = North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; South = the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
    • parts:
      • Shenandoah National Park = a national park in Virginia for the Blue Ridge Mountains
      • capital of Virginia / Richmond = capital of the state of Virginia located in the east central part of the state
      • Blacksburg = a university town in southwestern Virginia (west of Roanoke) in the Allegheny Mountains
      • Jamestown = a former village on the James River in Virginia to the north of Norfolk
      • Newport News = a port city in southeastern Virginia at the mouth of the James River off Hampton Roads
      • Norfolk = port city located in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay
      • Lynchburg = a city in central Virginia
      • Portsmouth = a port city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk; naval base
      • Roanoke = a city in southwestern Virginia
      • Virginia Beach = the largest city in Virginia; long overshadowed by Norfolk but growing rapidly since 1970; with 28 miles of public beaches tourism is a major factor in the economy
      • Bull Run = a creek in northeastern Virginia where two battles were fought in the American Civil War
      • Chancellorsville = a village in northeastern Virginia
      • Fredericksburg = a town in northeastern Virginia on the Rappahannock River
      • Petersburg = a town in southeastern Virginia
      • Spotsylvania = a village in northeastern Virginia where battles were fought during the American Civil War
      • Yorktown = a historic village in southeastern Virginia to the north of Newport News
      • Mount Vernon = the former residence of George Washington in northeastern Virginia overlooking the Potomac river
      • Allegheny Mountains / Alleghenies = the western part of the Appalachian Mountains
      • Blue Ridge Mountains / Blue Ridge = a range of the Appalachians extending from southern Pennsylvania to northern Georgia
      • Chesapeake Bay = a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland
      • Clinch River = a river that rises in southwestern Virginia and flows generally southwestward across eastern Tennessee to the Tennessee River
      • Elizabeth River = a short river in southeastern Virginia flowing between Norfolk and Portsmouth into Hampton Roads
      • Hampton Roads = a channel in southeastern Virginia through which the Elizabeth River and the James River flow into Chesapeake Bay
      • James River / James = a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads
      • Potomac River / Potomac = a river in the east central United States
      • Rappahannock River / Rappahannock = a river that flows across eastern Virginia into the Tidewater region
      • Shenandoah River = a river of northern Virginia that empties into the Potomac at Harpers Ferry
      • Shenandoah Valley = a large valley between the Allegheny Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains in northern Virginia
    • member of: Confederacy / Confederate States / Confederate States of America / Dixie / Dixieland / South = the southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
  2. one of the British colonies that formed the United States
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • instance of: Colony = one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States

Person

Who is Virginia?

Virginia is a musical artist, musician.

  • also known as Virginia Traut
  • born in (35 years ago)
  • read more about Virginia (singer)

Phrases with Virginia

Phrases starting with the word Virginia:

  1. virginia ham
  2. Virginia Coil
  3. virginia deer
  4. Virginia Iris
  5. virginia pine
  6. Virginia rail
  7. virginia reel
  8. Virginia Rose
  9. virginia wade
  10. Virginia Birch
  11. Virginia Bower
  12. virginia fence
  13. virginia stock
  14. virginia woolf
  15. virginia mallow

Phrases ending with the word Virginia:

  1. Doxa Virginia
  2. west virginia
  3. Ascia Virginia
  4. Genus Virginia
  5. Tramea Virginia

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Virginia

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Google previewThe Encyclolpaedia Britannica (1899)

Tidewater Virginia is the marine plain, of Quaternary and Tertiary structure, 10,850 square miles in area, that extends westward, for nearly 100 miles, from the Atlantic border to "The Kidge," the granitic escarpment which by its rise determines ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1891)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes

Tidewater Virginia is the marine plain, of Quaternary and Tertiary structure, 10,850 square miles in area, that extends westward, for nearly 100 miles, from the Atlantic border to "The Ridge," the granitic escarpment which by its rise determines ...

Google previewThe World-wide Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1908)

Compiled and Revised to Date from the Leading Encyclopedias of the World. A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, to which is Added Biographies of Living Subjects, One Hundred Colored Maps and Numerous Illustrations

Tidewater Virginia is the marine plain of Quaternary and Tertiarystructure, 10,850 square miles in area, that extends westward, for nearly 100 miles, from the Atiantic border to “The Ridge," the granitic escar - ment which by its rise determines ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica (1890)

Americanized encyclopædia Britannica

Tidewater Virginia is the marine plain of Quaer- nary and Tertiary structure, 10,850 square miles in area, that extends westward, for nearly loo miles, from the Atlantic border to "The Ridge," the granitic escarpment which by its rise determines ...

Google previewAmericanized Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

Rev. and Amended A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, to which is Added Biographies of Living Subjects. 96 Colored Maps and Numerous Illustrations

Tidewater Virginia is the marine plain of Quaternary and Tertiary structure, 10,850 square miles in area, that extends westward, for nearly 100 miles, from the Atlantic border to "The Ridge," the granitic escarpment which by its rise determines ...

Google previewThe Coal and Coke Operator and Fuel Magazine (1910)

\'Vest Virginia is the thirdijrjmportance among the coal-producing States, being outstripped in this regard by Pennsylvania and Illinois. For one year (1906) West Virginia, thanks to a prolonged suspension of mining operations in Illinois, ...

Google previewRandom Selections (2010)

by Cecelia Frances Page

VIRGINIA is the Old Dominion and is the 18th state. Mount Vernon was George Washington's home.

Google previewA System of Modern Geography (1834)

For Schools, Academies, and Families, Designed to Answer the Twofold Purpose of a Correct Guide to the Student, and of a Geographical Reading Book by Nathaniel Gilbert Huntington

Virginia is the oldest and largest ol' the stales, and the third in amount of population. The interests and pursuits of the...

East Virginia is a low, flat country, sandy or marshy, and unproductive, except near the rivers. It is the smallest and least ...

Google previewEllen Glasgow (2009)

The Contemporary Reviews by Dorothy M. Scura

Virginia is the individual—-a product of good inheritances and traditions, too well accustomed to them to overvalue them.

As a novel Virginia is a trifle deliberate in its approach to the main issues, and its value as a novel would seem to begin ...

Google previewThe USA Book (2009)

A Journey Through America by Karla Zimmerman

Virginia is a muddle of whites, African Americans, Latinos and Asians (including one of the largest Vietnamese communities on the East Coast). Loudoun County is one of the fastest growing in the ...

Google previewPolitical Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions (2008)

by Donald P. Haider-Markel

West Virginia is not a state that can be easily pigeonholed. It is both rich in resources and a symbol of poverty, it is rural and industrial, and it is politically radical but socially conservative.Geographically,it is near the Midwest and Northeast, but ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern ... (1995)

by Henry Campbell Black

Vermont; — Vermont Reports; — Victoria: — Virginia; — Virginia Reports. V. C. O. Vice-Chancellor's Court V. Ii. R. Victorian Law Reports, Australia. (For Victorian see Vict) V.N. Van Ness* Prize Cases.

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Quotes about Virginia

Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue. (Virginia Woolf)
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Scrabble value of V4I1R1G2I1N1I1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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