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- proper n. Virginia (US state)
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- Virginia; -- a name of uncertain origin, perh. from the old designation of the colony as “the Colony and Dominion of Virginia.”
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- n. a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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“TN/VA” was an odd construction, and its oddity expressed an odd reality: The newspaper served a single city set in two entities, half in the Volunteer State, half in the Old Dominion State.
The matrons and maidens of the Old Dominion were nobly represented by the fairer portion of Mrs. Gardiner's guests.
Still another was that Richard Lee who, intense loyalist as he was, became a commissioner from Virginia and urged Charles II to fly for refuge to the Old Dominion when his throne was trembling under him.
NORFOLK was the nest, and St. John's Chapel, now St. John's Church, the first egg laid in the Old Dominion which was but an earnest beginning of the results which have followed.
ALEX SANCHEZ received his master’s degree in guidance and counseling from Old Dominion University.
Mrs. Jefferies of Old Dominion Bank suggested I call her.