Pronunciation: (vur-jin'yu), [key]
1. a state in the E United States, on the Atlantic coast: part of the historical South. 5,346,279; 40,815 sq. mi. (105,710 sq. km). Cap.: Richmond. Abbr.: VA (for use with zip code), Va.
2. a town in NE Minnesota. 11,056.
3. (italics) Merrimac.
4. a female given name: from a Roman family name.
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