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Virgo


Vir·go  (vûrg)
n. In all senses also called Virgin.
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.

[Middle English, from Latin Virg, from virg, virgin.]

Virgo [ˈvɜːgəʊ]
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. (Spirituality, New Age, Astrology & Self-help / 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.  Also called Virgoan [vɜːˈgəʊən] a person born when the sun is in this sign
adj
(Spirituality, New Age, Astrology & Self-help / Astrology) Also Virgoan Astrology born under or characteristic of Virgo
[from Latin]

Virgo  (vûrg)
A constellation in the region of the celestial equator near Leo and Libra. Virgo (the Virgin) contains the bright star Spica and is the sixth sign of the zodiac.
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