from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A town of southwest Virginia in the Allegheny Mountains west of Roanoke. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (established 1872) is located here. Population: 39,300.
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- n. a university town in southwestern Virginia (west of Roanoke) in the Allegheny Mountains
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