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 (vər-jĭn′yə) Abbr. VA or Va.
A state of the eastern United States on Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. One of the original Thirteen Colonies, it was the site of unsuccessful early colonizing attempts (1584-1587) by Sir Walter Raleigh, but in 1607 colonists dispatched by the London Company established the first permanent settlement at Jamestown (May 13). Virginia was a prime force in the move for independence and was the site of Lord Cornwallis's surrender in 1781. Virginia ratified the United States Constitution in 1788. It was the scene of many major battles during the Civil War, including the final campaigns that led to the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee. Richmond is the capital.

Vir·gin′ian adj. & n.
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abbreviation for
(Placename) Virginia
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Your manicure will lisp softly that your left forefinger reminds her so much of a gentleman's in Richmond, Va. Oh, certainly; but many a lady has to work now--the war, you know.
What's the use of bragging about being from the North, or the South, or the old manor house in the dale, or Euclid avenue, Cleveland, or Pike's Peak, or Fairfax County, Va., or Hooligan's Flats or any place?
But fate decreed that a few glimmers of sunshine were to illumine his life, for the little fellow was adopted by John Allan, a wealthy merchant of Richmond, Va. A brother and sister, the remaining children, were cared for by others.
Poe was connected at various times and in various capacities with the "Southern Literary Messenger" in Richmond, Va.; "Graham's Magazine" and the "Gentleman's Magazine" in Philadelphia.; the "Evening Mirror," the "Broadway journal," and "Godey's Lady's Book" in New York.
Va. We began keeping house in Tuskegee early in the fall.
The VA reliance measure ranged from 0 to 1, with 0 indicating 100 percent of visits occurred in Medicare and 1 indicating 100 percent of visits occurred in VA. We repeated this calculation for each calendar quarter and derived trajectories using the 48 quarterly reliance measures.
MM: As shocking as many of the 2014 revelations may have been, they pale in comparison to the true, appalling depth of abuse to which our veterans are routinely subjected at the VA. Just about any thoughtful medical academician who has worked at the VA could tell you that the VA wait list scandal was nothing more than a reflection of the way everything is managed in that monolithic federal institution.
There is definitely something for everyone in Woodbridge VA. If you are considering buying or selling in Woodbridge VA you should hire an agent that knows the area and Claudia S.
George Havelka, is completing a vascular surgery fellowship based at Northwestern University and the VA.
GAO was asked to provide information on veterans who receive mental health care from VA. In this report, GAO provides information on (1) how many veterans received mental health care from VA from fiscal years 2006 through 2010, (2) key barriers that may hinder veterans from accessing mental health care from VA, and (3) VA efforts to increase veterans' access to VA mental health care.
1, 2007, after serving as the Executive Officer at Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command 202 unit, Fort Eustis, Va. He received his bachelor's degree at St.