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Related to Virgo: Leo
1. A constellation in the region of the celestial equator between Leo and Libra.
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.]
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
adjAlso (for senses 2b, 3): Virgoan
(Astrology) astrology born under or characteristic of Virgo
[C14: from Latin]
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.
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]
A constellation in the region of the celestial equator near Leo and Libra.
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|Noun||1.||Virgo - (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"
|2.||Virgo - 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 zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about August 23 to September 22|
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