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Virgo   /vˈərgoʊ/   Listen
Virgo

noun
1.
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo.  Synonym: Virgin.
2.
A large zodiacal constellation on the equator; between Leo and Libra.
3.
The sixth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about August 23 to September 22.  Synonyms: Virgin, Virgo the Virgin.






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"Virgo" Quotes from Famous Books



... by Jugatinus, according to the ceremony with which the People of the Wood were always married by Jugatinus. First Virgo loosed the girdle of Chloris in such fashion as was customary; and Chloris, after sitting much longer than Jurgen liked in the lap of Mutinus (who was in the state that custom required of him) was led back to Jurgen ...
— Jurgen - A Comedy of Justice • James Branch Cabell

... Virgo is a Y-shaped group, of which [gr a], the star at the foot, is the well-known Spica, a star of the first magnitude. The other principal stars, [gr g] at the centre, and [gr b] and [gr e] at the extremities, ...
— Pagan & Christian Creeds - Their Origin and Meaning • Edward Carpenter

... Elfleda potens, o terror virgo virorum, O Elfleda potens, nomine digna viri. Te quoque splendidior fecit natura puellam, Te probitas fecit nomen habere viri. Te mutare decet sed solum nomina sexus, Tu regina potens rexque trophea parans. Iam nec Caesareos ...
— Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (6 of 8) - The Sixt Booke of the Historie of England • Raphael Holinshed



Words linked to "Virgo" :   individual, Virgo the Virgin, somebody, constellation, virgin, star sign, mortal, planetary house, house, zodiac, someone, sign, mansion, person, Spica, soul, astrology, sign of the zodiac, star divination



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