Virginia

Virginia British colony in N.America, name appears on a map in 1587, named for Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen. The fem. proper name is from L. Virginia, fem. of Virginius, earlier Verginius, probably related to Vergilius (Cf. VIRGILIAN (Cf. virgilian)).

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  • Virginia, IL — U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 1728 Housing Units (2000): 794 Land area (2000): 1.084637 sq. miles (2.809197 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.012174 sq. miles (0.031531 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.096811 sq. miles (2.840728 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Virginia, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 9157 Housing Units (2000): 4692 Land area (2000): 18.837848 sq. miles (48.789800 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.366461 sq. miles (0.949129 sq. km) Total area (2000): 19.204309 sq. miles (49.738929 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Virginia, NE — U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 67 Housing Units (2000): 35 Land area (2000): 0.098497 sq. miles (0.255105 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.098497 sq. miles (0.255105 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Virginĭa [4] — Virginĭa, der 54. der Planetoiden (Asteroiden), zwischen Mars u. Jupiter; am 4. October 1857 von Ferguson in Washington im Bilde der Fische entdeckt. Sein Gouldsches Zeichen ist . Seine siderische Umlaufszeit beträgt 4 Jahr 113 Tage u. 9 Stunden; …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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