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virgin soil

noun
  1. soil that has not been cultivated before
  2. a person or thing that is as yet undeveloped
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  • Something assured me that her heart was virgin-soil, that the flower of romantic affection had never bloomed there.

    A Passionate Pilgrim

    Henry James