a state in the eastern United States, on the Atlantic coast: part of the historical South. 40,815 square miles (105,710 square kilometers). Capital: Richmond. Abbreviations: VA (for use with zip code), Va.
a town in northeastern Minnesota.
a female given name: from a Roman family name.
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How to use Virginia in a sentence
We’ve seen in past years, in 2019, 2018, Virginia can beat anybody.Virginia has fizzled against top opponents, sowing doubts about a deep NCAA tournament run | Gene Wang | February 26, 2021 | Washington Post
The new money reflects a faster-than-expected rebound for Virginia’s economy, as well as the benefit of millions in pandemic relief money from Washington.Virginia House and Senate negotiators agree on budget featuring raises for teachers, state employees | Gregory S. Schneider | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
In 2017, Virginia dedicated a state office building in her honor.A civil rights hero lacked a historical marker. Then a class of Virginia fourth-graders spoke up. | Hannah Natanson | February 24, 2021 | Washington Post
What Virginia Pride has accomplished as an all-volunteer organization is astonishing to me.
It was only last year that investigative review boards were made possible under Virginia law.Arlington debates implementing a police review board with teeth | Rachel Weiner | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Even though clerks in Virginia, Colorado, Utah, and other states have been doing exactly that.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over | Jay Michaelson | January 5, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
I first saw Marvin when I was ten years old, living with my parents in Arlington, Virginia.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile | Robert Ward | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The former Virginia governor was once the golden boy of the GOP.
I was a part of this tour, debating Meyer in Richmond, Virginia in April.
Further, in the Super Tuesday states of Florida, Texas, and Virginia, Paul is operating at a decided disadvantage.
He was long a correspondent of the National Intelligencer and other papers, residing in Virginia.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Then follows an account of the life of the Jesuit prisoners, in Virginia and England.
The pipe has a modern look and is altogether unlike those found by the English in use among the Indians in Virginia.
In 1622 a monopoly of the importation of tobacco was granted to the Virginia and Somers Island, companies.
Virginia leaf still continues to flourish, and to-day it is the great agricultural product of the State.
British Dictionary definitions for Virginia (1 of 2)
(sometimes not capital) a type of flue-cured tobacco grown originally in Virginia
British Dictionary definitions for Virginia (2 of 2)
a state of the eastern US, on the Atlantic: site of the first permanent English settlement in North America; consists of a low-lying deeply indented coast rising inland to the Piedmont plateau and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Capital: Richmond. Pop: 7 386 330 (2003 est). Area: 103 030 sq km (39 780 sq miles): Abbreviation: Va, (with zip code) VA
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Cultural definitions for Virginia
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