virgin soil

noun

soil that has not been cultivated before
a person or thing that is as yet undeveloped

Nearby words

  1. virgin islands of the united states,
  2. virgin mary,
  3. virgin metal,
  4. virgin queen,
  5. virgin river,
  6. virgin wool,
  7. virgin's-bower,
  8. virgin, the,
  9. virginal,
  10. virginally

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Examples from the Web for virgin soil

  • Something assured me that her heart was virgin-soil, that the flower of romantic affection had never bloomed there.