Pronunciation: (vûr'gō), [key]
—gen. Vir•gi•nisPronunciation: (vûr'ju-nis) [key] for 1.
1. Astron.the Virgin, a zodiacal constellation between Leo and Libra, containing the bright star Spica.
a. the sixth sign of the zodiac: the mutable earth sign. See illus. under zodiac.
b. a person born under this sign, usually between August 23 and September 22.
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