Vir*gin"i*a (?), n.

One of the States of the United States of America.



Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia.

Virginia cowslip Bot., the American lungwort (Mertensia Virginica). -- Virginia creeper Bot., a common ornamental North American woody vine (Ampelopsis quinquefolia), climbing extensively by means of tendrils; -- called also woodbine, and American ivy. [U.S.] -- Virginia fence. See Worm fence, under Fence. -- Virginia nightingale Zool., the cardinal bird. See under Cardinal. -- Virginia quail Zool., the bobwhite. -- Virginia reel, an old English contradance; -- so called in the United States. Bartlett. -- Virginia stock. Bot. See Mahon stock.


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