Virginia

geographical name
Vir·​gin·​ia | \ vər-ˈji-nyə How to pronounce Virginia (audio) , -ˈji-nē-ə \

Definition of Virginia

state in the eastern U.S. bordering Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic; capital Richmond area 40,767 square miles (105,586 square kilometers), population 8,001,024

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Virginian \ vər-​ˈji-​nyən How to pronounce Virginia (audio) , -​nē-​ən \ adjective or noun

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“Virginia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Virginia. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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