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West Virginia

Abbr. WV or W.Va.
A mountainous state of the east-central United States, known for its coal industry. Originally part of Virginia, it was admitted as the 35th state in 1863, after siding with the North in the Civil War. Charleston is the capital and the largest city.

West Virginian adj. & n.

West Virginian

(Placename) of or relating to the state of West Virginia or its inhabitants
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of West Virginia
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.West Virginian - a native or resident of West VirginiaWest Virginian - a native or resident of West Virginia
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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Selby Wellman, a native West Virginian and Marshall graduate, gave a keynote presentation at the conference titled, "Globalization and the Future of Education in the 21st Century.
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Every West Virginian deserves access to quality healthcare and this grant will improve healthcare access for expecting mothers and their babies in Braxton, Clay, Fayette, Nicholas and Webster counties.
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The ship is named after Medal of Honor recipient and renowned West Virginian, Hershel Woody Williams.
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Commission Living the Dream Award for Sharing of Self, was recognized as a Distinguished West Virginian and was an honorary member of the United Mine Workers of America.
Bob Wise honored him as a "Distinguished West Virginian.
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He has worked as a sportswriter at the Grafton Mountain Statesman; a reporter for the Parkersburg Sentinel; and a sportswriter, news reporter and eventually managing editor of the Times West Virginian in Fairmont.
Laskas is an 8th-generation West Virginian and she was inspired by her own family's history when writing about Willa, the miner's daughter.

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