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Virgin Islands a group of islands in the West Indies east of Puerto Rico, comprising a territory of the United States and a colony of Great Britain.
virginity the state of being a virgin. [2 definitions]
Virgin Mary see "Mary."
virgin's-bower any of several climbing varieties of clematis, esp. one found in eastern North America that bears clusters of small white flowers.
virgin wool wool that has not been spun, woven, or otherwise processed.
Virgo a spring zodiacal constellation located between Leo and Libra and containing the bright star Spica; Virgin. [3 definitions]
virgule a mark (/) used between two words to indicate that either may be applied; slash; solidus. [2 definitions]
viridescent green, turning green, or having a greenish tinge.
viridity greenness; verdancy. [2 definitions]
virile having the qualities of a man; characteristically masculine. [3 definitions]
virology the scientific study of viruses and of the diseases they cause.
virtu an appreciation for or knowledge of fine objects of art, antiques, or the like. [2 definitions]
virtual not actually being true or real, but closely approximating the truth or reality and having the same effect as if true or real. [3 definitions]
virtually practically; almost completely; very nearly.
virtual reality computer-generated images and sounds that simulate a real environment.
virtue moral excellence; righteousness. [5 definitions]
virtueless combined form of virtue.
virtuosity exceptional ability, style, or skill, esp. as expressed in the fine arts.
virtuoso a person who demonstrates exceptional ability, style, or skill, esp. in music. [2 definitions]
virtuous characterized by moral excellence or righteousness. [2 definitions]
virulent highly poisonous, or extremely injurious to health. [3 definitions]