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ADJ   virgin | - | -
NOUN   a virgin | virgins
SYNO pure | vestal | Virgin | ...
девственница {ж}virgin
весталка {ж}
vestal virgin
девственный лес {м}
virgin forest
Британские Виргинские острова {мн} <БВО>
(British) Virgin Islands <BVI>
Девичий источник [Ингмар Бергман]
The Virgin Spring [Ingmar Bergman]
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Usage Examples English
  • The description of the Blessed Virgin Mary according to Nieva's personalized statue is distinct.
  • Set to Fauré’s Requiem, the tableau of the "Assumption of the Virgin" has parallel scenes in the motel involving Jerzy and Isabelle, who admits she is still a virgin.
  • In late 2004, NTL purchased the remaining shares of the Internet service provider (ISP), originally a joint venture between NTL and Richard Branson's Virgin Group.
  • The overwhelming size of the angel compared to the Virgin and the brush strokes being more expressive shows the theme of incarnation.
  • Late Gothic sculptures of the Virgin and Child may show a standing virgin with the child in her arms.
  • The Spanish conquerors brought the image of the Virgin Mary to Nueva Cádiz city in Cubagua Island.
  • The film tells about a group of young guys who go to the virgin lands, start working there and create favorable conditions for future virgin soil.
  • In much better shape than the lowest two bands of this mural are those of Saint Catherine of Alexandria and of a virgin (or the Virgin) with a unicorn.
  • Some controversy emerged in 2010 when Bertolli Extra Virgin Olive Oil was identified as one of the olive oils mislabeled as extra virgin in a study by University of California, Davis.
  • Statues include the Venerated Virgin (about 1300), seated virgin (15th century) and St. Jacques in wood (17th century).
  • "Like a Virgin: How Science Is Redesigning the Rules of Sex" is a book by the former cancer genetics researcher Aarathi Prasad exploring virgin birth through the whiptail lizard, the stingless wasp, the electric ant and the Beltsville small white turkey.
  • The virgin cleansing myth (also referred to as the virgin cure myth, virgin rape myth, or simply virgin myth) is the belief that having sex with a virgin girl cures a man of HIV/AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases.
  • The colony of the British Virgin Islands has issued its own stamps since 1866.
  • Mary Reichardt comments that the Blessed Virgin Mary is "paradoxically, both virgin and mother, both submissive and the preeminent "mulier fortis".
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