1. [ noun ] (government,geography) a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
Synonyms: Virginia Old_Dominion_State Old_Dominion
Related terms: American_state Confederacy US Richmond Bull_Run Fredericksburg Petersburg Spotsylvania Chesapeake_Bay Wilderness_Campaign hampton_roads Hampton_Roads jamestown Yorktown james clinch_river Norfolk Lynchburg Roanoke Mount_Vernon Shenandoah_Valley newport_news Potomac shenandoah_national_park blacksburg elizabeth_river Chancellorsville portsmouth virginia_beach Wilderness_Campaign Fredericksburg Yorktown Petersburg Chancellorsville
2. [ noun ] (military,government) the federal department responsible for the interests of military veterans; created in 1989
Synonyms: Department_of_Veterans_Affairs
Related terms: executive_department
Similar spelling:   Vayu