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Jonesboro

(Encyclopedia) Jonesboro, city (1990 pop. 46,535), a seat of Craighead co., NE Ark., on Crowley's Ridge; founded 1859, inc. 1883. The city services a rich agricultural area with…

Virginia

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

Virginia

(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…

Virginia Overview

(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…

Virginia

(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…

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…