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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Virgo.

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  • proper n. Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • proper n. The common name for the constellation Virgo and another name for the star sign Virgo.
  • proper n. A conglomeration of various businesses founded by Richard Branson (Officially the "Virgin Group", but often dubbed the "Virgin Empire").

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  • When that didn't happen, Branson took matters into his own hands and registered the name Virgin Galactic in 1991.

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  • The Virgin is generally referred to as the Virgin of San Juan de los Lagos, but is sometimes referred to by her native name, Cihuapilli, which means "Great Lady."

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  • The statue of the Virgin is above and behind the altar, with stairways leading to the statue.

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  • At the right of the Virgin is a saint done with admirable fidelity to life, his two hands being especially to be noted.

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  • The sign of the Zodiac, called the Virgin, is said to represent a gleaner, and that carries one back very far.

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  • The rockers were sued by the parent company of their label Virgin Music for $30 million (£20 million) over claims they failed to produce an agreed number of albums.

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  • The rocker and his group 30 Seconds To Mars were sued by the parent company of their label Virgin Music for $30 million in 2008 over claims theyfailed to produce an agreed number of albums.

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  • The name Virgin came from a female friend who, in starting the company with Branson, commented, “We’re all virgins at business.”

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  • For as to us sinners Baptism is given, to free us from orig­inal sin by sacramental grace; to her, who lived before Baptism was insti­tuted, said the theologians, was given prevenient grace, to set her entirely free from all sin; and this special privilege of grace, since it was to fit her for that awesome vocation which we call the Virgin-Motherhood, was co-extensive with the creation of her soul by God, inasmuch as it was for this purpose that God created her.

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  • “US locker service MP3tunes has faced lawsuits over its locker service, but Virgin is presumably working with labels on its offering to ensure it escapes such legal headaches,” it says.

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