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noun In all senses also called Virgin.
- 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.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin Virgō, from virgō, virgin.
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