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Definition of virgin adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    virgin

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈvɜːdʒɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɜːrdʒɪn//
     
     
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  1. 1[usually before noun] in its original pure or natural condition and not changed, touched or spoiled virgin forest/land/territory virgin snow (= fresh and not marked)
  2. 2[only before noun] with no sexual experience a virgin bride the virgin birth (= the belief that Mary was a virgin before and after giving birth to Jesus)
  3. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French virgine, from Latin virgo, virgin-.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: virgin