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Va. Tweet Definition of Va. Like Definition of Va. on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. Virginia
Vaasa Tweet Definition of Vaasa Like Definition of Vaasa on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Finland.
Vaduz Tweet Definition of Vaduz Like Definition of Vaduz on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A community of Liechtenstein.
  2. The capital of Liechtenstein.
Valais Tweet Definition of Valais Like Definition of Valais on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A canton of Switzerland (its French name)
valence Tweet Definition of valence Like Definition of valence on Facebook
noun (rfc-level, Noun at L4+ not in L3 POS section)
(
valencies, pl2=valences)
  1. (linguistics) The number of arguments that a verb can have (e.g. intransitive verbs only have one, transitive verbs have two, etc).
  2. (chemistry) The combining capacity of an atom, radical or functional group determined by the number of electrons that it will lose, gain, or share when it combines with other atoms etc
  3. (chemistry) The number of binding sites of a molecule, such as an antibody or antigen
  4. (psychology) A one-dimensional value assigned to an object, situation, or state, that can usually be positive or negative
Valencia Tweet Definition of Valencia Like Definition of Valencia on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Valencia (autonomous community))
Community of Valencia
  1. A country of SW Europe, located in the Eastern Iberia, Iberian Peninsula. Today an autonomous community of Spain. Official name: Valencian Community (Comunitat Valenciana, Comunidad Valenciana). Area: 23,255 sq. km. Population (2004): 4,692,449. Historically, a kingdom also including the town of Caudete.
    1. City and capital of the Community of Valencia (Spain).
  2. City in northern Venezuela.
Valenciennes Tweet Definition of Valenciennes Like Definition of Valenciennes on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A town in the region of Nord, in the north-east of France
Valladolid Tweet Definition of Valladolid Like Definition of Valladolid on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Castile, region of Spain
Valle d'Aosta Tweet Definition of Valle d Like Definition of Valle d
proper noun
  1. A region of northern Italy.
  2. The sole province of Valle d'Aosta, consisting of the whole region.
Valletta Tweet Definition of Valletta Like Definition of Valletta on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of the Republic of Malta.
Valparaiso Tweet Definition of Valparaiso Like Definition of Valparaiso on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Port of Chile. Official spelling: Valparaí­so.
Van Tweet Definition of Van Like Definition of Van on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a male given name, diminutive of Vance or Ivan
Vancouver Tweet Definition of Vancouver Like Definition of Vancouver on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A family name.
  2. A large island off the coast of British Columbia, Canada.
  3. A large city and seaport in British Columbia, Canada
  4. A city in the State of Washington, USA.
  5. A mountain between Alaska and Canada in the Saint Elias Mountains.
Vannes Tweet Definition of Vannes Like Definition of Vannes on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A town in the Morbihan département of Brittany, in France
Vanuatu Tweet Definition of Vanuatu Like Definition of Vanuatu on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Oceania. Official name: Republic of Vanuatu.
Varese Tweet Definition of Varese Like Definition of Varese on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Province of Lombardy, Italy.
  2. Capital of the province of Varese.
Varna Tweet Definition of Varna Like Definition of Varna on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in northeastern Bulgaria.
Vatican City Tweet Definition of Vatican City Like Definition of Vatican City on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Europe, located in Rome, Italy. Official name: State of the Vatican City; The Holy See.
Vaud Tweet Definition of Vaud Like Definition of Vaud on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A canton of Switzerland.
Venda Tweet Definition of Venda Like Definition of Venda on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Venda language)
  1. formerly a self-governing Black African homeland in South Africa.
  2. the people of this area.
  3. the language of these people.
Venetia Tweet Definition of Venetia Like Definition of Venetia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, female) of debated meaning used since the late Middle Ages.
Venezuela Tweet Definition of Venezuela Like Definition of Venezuela on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in South America. Official name: Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
Venice Tweet Definition of Venice Like Definition of Venice on Facebook
proper noun (pluralVenices)
  1. Province of Veneto, Italy.
  2. City and port in the province of Venice.
  3. The maritime empire of Venice.
Vercelli Tweet Definition of Vercelli Like Definition of Vercelli on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Province of Piedmont, Italy.
  2. Capital of the province of Vercelli.
Vermont Tweet Definition of Vermont Like Definition of Vermont on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A (USstate) Capital: Montpelier.
Vernon Tweet Definition of Vernon Like Definition of Vernon on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A surname.
  2. (given name, male) , transferred use of the surname since the nineteenth century.
Verona Tweet Definition of Verona Like Definition of Verona on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Province of Veneto, Italy.
  2. Capital city of the province of Verona.
Verulamium Tweet Definition of Verulamium Like Definition of Verulamium on Facebook
proper noun
  1. w:St Albans, St Albans
Vesuvius Tweet Definition of Vesuvius Like Definition of Vesuvius on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A volcanic mountain in Italy
VI Tweet Definition of VI Like Definition of VI on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. US Virgin Islands
Vicenza Tweet Definition of Vicenza Like Definition of Vicenza on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Province of Veneto, Italy.
  2. Capital of the province of Vicenza.
Vichy Tweet Definition of Vichy Like Definition of Vichy on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A town in Auvergne, France, the capital of w:Vichy France, Vichy France during the World War II
Victoria Tweet Definition of Victoria Like Definition of Victoria on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, female, from Latin, )
  2. A monarch named Queen Victoria, especially w:Queen Victoria, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (reigned 1837-1901).
  3. One of the six states of Australia, situated in the south-eastern part of the continent, with its capital at Melbourne.
    1. The capital of Seychelles
  4. provincial, Provincial capital of British Columbia (Canada).
  5. Main town of the federal territory of Labuan (Malaysia).
  6. Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa
Vienna Tweet Definition of Vienna Like Definition of Vienna on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Austria.
  2. A town in Virginia in the United States.
Vientiane Tweet Definition of Vientiane Like Definition of Vientiane on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Laos.
Vietnam Tweet Definition of Vietnam Like Definition of Vietnam on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country in Southeast Asia, officially called the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.
  2. An armed conflict in Vietnam in the mid-to-late twentieth century; especially, the period of open U.S. involvement in that conflict.
village Tweet Definition of village Like Definition of village on Facebook
noun
  1. a rural habitation of size between a hamlet and a town.
adjective
  1. of or pertaining to a village or small town
Vilnius Tweet Definition of Vilnius Like Definition of Vilnius on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Lithuania.
Vinland Tweet Definition of Vinland Like Definition of Vinland on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The name given by the Icelandic Norseman Leifur Eirí­ksson to the portion of North America in modern-day Newfoundland, Canada when he arrived there circa 1000 AD.
Virginia Tweet Definition of Virginia Like Definition of Virginia on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Virginia, Virginia (US State))
  1. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Richmond.
  2. (given name, female, from Latin, ) .
vista Tweet Definition of vista Like Definition of vista on Facebook
noun
  1. A distant view or prospect, especially one seen through some opening.
  2. A site offering such a view.
Vistula Tweet Definition of Vistula Like Definition of Vistula on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (rivers) The longest river in Poland, that flows into the Baltic Sea.
Vladimir Tweet Definition of Vladimir Like Definition of Vladimir on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a male given name of Slavic derivation; short forms: Vlad.
  2. a city in Russia (see the w:Vladimir, Wikipedia article)
Vladivostok Tweet Definition of Vladivostok Like Definition of Vladivostok on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Seaport in Eastern Russia on the Sea of Japan near North Korea.
Volga Tweet Definition of Volga Like Definition of Volga on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (rivers) The longest river in Europe, flowing 2325 miles through western Russia to the Caspian Sea.
Volos Tweet Definition of Volos Like Definition of Volos on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Greece.
volta Tweet Definition of volta Like Definition of volta on Facebook
noun
  1. A turning; a time; -- chiefly used in phrases signifying that the part is to be repeated.
Vt. Tweet Definition of Vt. Like Definition of Vt. on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. Vermont

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