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Vir·gil

also Ver·gil  (vûr′jəl) Originally Publius Vergilius Maro. 70-19 bc.
Roman poet who composed the Aeneid, an epic telling of the wanderings of Aeneas after the sack of Troy.

Vir·gil′i·an (vûr-jĭl′ē-ən, -jĭl′yən) adj.
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Virgil

(ˈvɜːdʒɪl) or

Vergil

n
(Biography) Latin name Publius Vergilius Maro. 70–19 bc, Roman poet, patronized by Maecenas. The Eclogues (42–37), ten pastoral poems, and the Georgics (37–30), four books on the art of farming, established Virgil as the foremost poet of his age. His masterpiece is the Aeneid (30–19)
Virˈgilian, Verˈgilian adj
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Vir•gil

(ˈvɜr dʒəl)

n.
(Publius Vergilius Maro) 70–19 B.C., Roman poet: author of The Aeneid.
Vir•gil•i•an (vərˈdʒɪl i ən, -ˈdʒɪl yən) adj.
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Noun1.Virgil - a Roman poetVirgil - a Roman poet; author of the epic poem `Aeneid' (70-19 BC)
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Translations

Virgil

[ˈvɜːdʒɪl] NVirgilio
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Virgil

nVergil(ius) m, → Virgil m
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Virgil

[ˈvɜːdʒɪl] nVirgilio
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