What is Virginia?

  • (noun): One of the British colonies that formed the United States.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Virginia i/vɜrˈdʒɪnjə/, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a U.S. state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there. The geography and climate of the Commonwealth are shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Chesapeake Bay, which provide habitat for much of its flora and fauna. The capital of the Commonwealth is Richmond; and Virginia Beach is the most populous city. Fairfax County is the most populous political subdivision. The wealthiest is Loudoun County. The Commonwealth's population is over eight million.

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Virginia, Nebraska - Demographics - 2000 Census
... There were 31 households out of which 19.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
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2004–05 NCAA Football Bowl Games - Conference Standings
... St, Georgia Tech, Miami (FL), North Carolina, Virginia, Virginia Tech Big Ten 3. 0.500 Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio St, Purdue, Wisconsin SEC 3. 0.500 Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia ... Big East 3. 0.400 Boston College, UConn, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, West Virginia MAC 3. 0.400 Bowling Green, Marshall, Miami (OH), Northern Illinois, Toledo Sun ...
46th North Carolina Infantry - Service
46th was part of the Army of Northern Virginia from its initial muster through the end of the war, seeing action in the major eastern campaigns in Virginia and Maryland in 1862 ... garrison duty in South Carolina until June 1863, in that month being reassigned to northern Virginia ...
Webster County, West Virginia - Geography - Major Highways
... West Virginia Route 15 West Virginia Route 20 West Virginia Route 82. ...

More definitions of "Virginia":

  • (noun): A town in northeastern Minnesota in the heart of the Mesabi Range.
  • (noun): A state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War.
    Synonyms: Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA