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Virgo

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noun Vir·go \ˈvər-(ˌ)gō, ˈvir-\

Simple Definition of Virgo

  • : the sixth sign of the zodiac that comes between Leo and Libra and that has a virgin as its symbol

  • : a person born under the sign of Virgo : a person born between August 23 and September 22

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Virgo

  1. 1 :  a zodiacal constellation on the celestial equator that lies due south of the handle of the Big Dipper and is pictured as a woman holding a spike of grain

  2. 2 a :  the sixth sign of the zodiac in astrology — see zodiac table b :  one born under the sign of Virgo

Virgoan

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Examples of virgo in a sentence

  1. Are you a Virgo or a Libra?



Origin and Etymology of virgo

Latin (genitive Virginis), literally, virgin


First Known Use: before 12th century


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