- of or relating to the state of Virginia.
- a native or inhabitant of Virginia.
Origin of Virginian
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Examples from the Web for virginian
The small landholders,” Jefferson wrote to his fellow Virginian James Madison, “are the most precious part of a state.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class
August 10, 2014
This law insured that any African brought to Virginian shores would be enslaved.Slavery As ‘Innovation’ and Other Provocative Ideas: What I Learned From Henry Louis Gates’s ‘Many Rivers to Cross’
October 22, 2013
“I wanted to fight the NRA by mobilizing people,” the 48-year-old Virginian told me.The Mom Who’s Taking On the NRA Over Gun Control
January 30, 2013
The 47-year-old Virginian has assiduously created an identity for himself as face of the new Republican guard.11 Politicians to Watch in 2011
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January 2, 2011
Paul's ancestors were from Connecticut, Philip's father was a Virginian.
About 1790 he left his Virginian farm and emigrated with his family to Kentucky.
I am a Virginian, and no d—d Yankee—does anybody want to fight me?'
"I do not know," answered the young Virginian girl, with strange coolness and candor.
"You should have come in time, then, and seen the eclipse," said the Virginian.
- of or relating to Virginia or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Virginia
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