[ ver-jin-yuhn ]


  1. of or relating to the state of Virginia.


  1. a native or inhabitant of Virginia.
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Other Words From

  • non-Vir·ginian adjective noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Virginian1

First recorded in 1625–35; Virgini(a) + -an
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Example Sentences

When Carl Abbott moved to Portland from Norfolk 40 years ago, he asked about the summer heat, as any Virginian might.

By the way, I’m a native Virginian, so I’m doing just a little recruiting.

Virginians don’t want to recycle a politician from the past, they want a leader who will fight for a brighter future for every Virginian.

After the Virginian-Pilot newspaper broke the story last week that Nazario was suing the town and posted the video, the council put out a news release assuring the public that disciplinary action had been taken.

“This is an important step toward creating a Virginia that includes us all,” Lamneck, who identifies as a non-binary Virginian, said.

The small landholders,” Jefferson wrote to his fellow Virginian James Madison, “are the most precious part of a state.

This law insured that any African brought to Virginian shores would be enslaved.

“I wanted to fight the NRA by mobilizing people,” the 48-year-old Virginian told me.

The 47-year-old Virginian has assiduously created an identity for himself as face of the new Republican guard.

The system of cultivation is similar to that pursued by the Virginian, and the same process of curing is also adopted.

Colossal fortunes were realised over the importation of the Virginian weed in the end of the last century.

No ground could be more favorable for the manœuvres of horse, and the attack of the Virginian was irresistible.

On the Virginian estate he had always led an isolated kind of existence, happier apparently in his own company than any other.

The last message sent out was "CQ" which was faintly heard by the steamer Virginian.





virginiamycinVirginia pine