Virginia tobacco

noun

1
: tobacco grown in colonial North America and shipped from Virginia ports
2
a
: tobacco grown east of the Appalachian mountains and flue-cured
b
: any of various fire-cured, sun-cured, or air-cured tobaccos of the eastern U.S.
distinguished from burley

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“Virginia tobacco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Virginia%20tobacco. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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