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Vir·go

 (vûr′gō)
n.
1. A constellation in the region of the celestial equator between Leo and Libra.
2.
a. The sixth sign of the zodiac in astrology.
b. pl. Vir·gos One who is born under this sign. In all senses also called Virgin.

[Middle English, from Latin Virgō, from virgō, virgin.]

Virgo

(ˈvɜːɡəʊ)
n, Latin genitive Virginis (ˈvɜːdʒɪnɪs)
1. (Astronomy) astronomy a large zodiacal constellation on the celestial equator, lying between Leo and Libra. It contains the star Spica and a cluster of several thousand galaxies, the Virgo cluster, lying 50 million light years away and itself containing the intense radio source Virgo A, which is the closest active galaxy
2. (Astrology) astrology
a. Also called: the Virgin the sixth sign of the zodiac, symbol ♍, having a mutable earth classification and ruled by the planet Mercury. The sun is in this sign between about Aug 23 and Sept 22
b. a person born when the sun is in this sign
adj
(Astrology) astrology born under or characteristic of Virgo
Also (for senses 2b, 3): Virgoan
[C14: from Latin]

Vir•go

(ˈvɜr goʊ)

n. gen. Vir•gi•nis (ˈvɜr dʒə nɪs) for 1.
1. the Virgin, a zodiacal constellation between Leo and Libra, containing the bright star Spica.
2.
a. the sixth sign of the zodiac.
b. a person born under this sign, usu. between August 23 and September 22.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English < Latin: maiden]

Vir·go

(vûr′gō)
A constellation in the region of the celestial equator near Leo and Libra.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Virgo - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in VirgoVirgo - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
2.Virgo - a large zodiacal constellation on the equatorVirgo - a large zodiacal constellation on the equator; between Leo and Libra
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
Spica - the brightest star in Virgo
3.Virgo - the sixth sign of the zodiacVirgo - the sixth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about August 23 to September 22
Translations
Panna
Jomfruen
Neitsyt
djevica
Szűz
乙女座
처녀자리
Mergelė
Devica
Jungfrun
ราศีกันย์
cung Xử nữ
处女座室女座

Virgo

[ˈvɜːgəʊ] N
1. (= sign, constellation) → Virgo m
2. (= person) → virgo mf
she's (a) Virgoes virgo

Virgo

[ˈvɜːrgəʊ] nVierge f
That's what Virgos are like → Voilà comment sont les natifs de la Vierge.
to be Virgo → être Vierge
I'm Virgo → Je suis Vierge.
to be a Virgo → être né(e) sous le signe de la Vierge

Virgo

nJungfrau f; he’s (a) Virgoer ist Jungfrau

Virgo

[ˈvɜːgəʊ] n (Astron, Astrol) → Vergine f
to be Virgo → essere della Vergine

Virgo

العَذْرَاء Panna Jomfruen Jungfrau Παρθένος Virgo neitsyt Vierge djevica Vergine 乙女座 처녀자리 Maagd Jomfruen Panna Virgem Дева Jungfrun ราศีกันย์ Başak burcu cung Xử nữ 室女座
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