Main definitions of Virginia in English

: Virginia1Virginia2

Virginia1

proper noun

  • A state of the eastern US, on the Atlantic coast; population 7,769,089 (est. 2008); capital, Richmond. It was the site of the first permanent European settlement in North America in 1607, and was named in honour of Elizabeth I, the ‘Virgin Queen’. It was one of the original thirteen states of the Union (1788).

Pronunciation

Virginia

/vəˈdʒɪnɪə/

Main definitions of Virginia in English

: Virginia1Virginia2

Virginia2

noun

mass noun
  • A type of tobacco grown and manufactured in Virginia.

Pronunciation

Virginia

/vəˈdʒɪnɪə/