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(Encyclopedia) Virginia, Confederate name for the ironclad Merrimack. See Monitor and Merrimack.


(Encyclopedia) Virginia, in Roman legend, daughter of the centurion Virginius. Her father stabbed her to save her from the lust of Appius Claudius Crassus, decemvir. This precipitated the fall of the?


(Encyclopedia) Virginia, state of the S Middle-Atlantic United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), North Carolina and Tennessee (S), Kentucky and West Virginia (W), and Maryland and the?


(Encyclopedia) Virginia, city (1990 pop. 9,410), St. Louis co., NE Minn., on the Mesabi range; inc. 1892. In addition to its iron mines?both open-pit and underground?the city has foundries, lumbering?


Virginia State Facts Entered Union: June 25, 1788 (10th State)Present constitution adopted: 1970 Fun Facts State abbreviation/Postal code: Va. / VANicknames: The Old Dominion; Mother of?

Virginia Tech

(Encyclopedia) Virginia Tech: see Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ.

Virginia City

(Encyclopedia) Virginia City, uninc. village (1990 pop. 920), seat of Storey co., W Nev.; settled 1859. Now largely a tourist center, it was the site of the Comstock Lode and a major hub for the?