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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( n.) One of the States of the United States of America.

(2): ( a.) Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia [2]

One of the United States of America, a State somewhat larger than Scotland, between Maryland and North Carolina, so named by its founder Sir Walter Raleigh in honour of Queen Elizabeth; is divided from West Virginia by the Appalachians; it is well watered; the soil, which is fertile, yields the finest cotton and tobacco, and minerals, particularly coal and iron, are abundant; the largest city is Richmond, with flour-mills.