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VIRGO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Virgo mean? 

VIRGO (noun)
  The noun VIRGO has 3 senses:

1. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo
2. a large zodiacal constellation on the equator; between Leo and Libra
3. the sixth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about August 23 to September 22

  Familiarity information: VIRGO used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


VIRGO (noun)


Sense 1Virgo [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Virgo; Virgin

Hypernyms ("Virgo" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Domain category:

astrology; star divination (a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon)


Sense 2Virgo [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A large zodiacal constellation on the equator; between Leo and Libra

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Instance hypernyms:

constellation (a configuration of stars as seen from the earth)

Meronyms (members of "Virgo"):

Spica (the brightest star in Virgo)

Holonyms ("Virgo" is a part of...):

zodiac (a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes)


Sense 3Virgo [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The sixth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about August 23 to September 22

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Virgo the Virgin; Virgin; Virgo

Instance hypernyms:

house; mansion; planetary house; sign; sign of the zodiac; star sign ((astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided)


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