Virginia Vir*gin"i*a, n. One of the States of the United States of America. -- a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia. [1913 Webster]

{Virginia cowslip} (Bot.), the American lungwort ({Mertensia Virginica}).

{Virginia creeper} (Bot.), a common ornamental North American woody vine ({Ampelopsis quinquefolia}), climbing extensively by means of tendrils; -- called also {woodbine}, and {American ivy}. [U. S.]

{Virginia fence}. See {Worm fence}, under {Fence}.

{Virginia nightingale} (Zo["o]l.), the cardinal bird. See under {Cardinal}.

{Virginia quail} (Zo["o]l.), the bobwhite.

{Virginia reel}, an old English contradance; -- so called in the United States. --Bartlett.

{Virginia stock}. (Bot.) See {Mahon stock}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

, (Caprifolium periclymenum) /

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  • Woodbine — may refer to:Climbing Plants*Devil s Darning Needles *Honeysuckles (particularly L. periclymenum and L. xylosteum ) *Thicket Creeper * Gelsemium sempervirens , also known as yellow jessamine, Carolina jasmine or jessamine and evening… …   Wikipedia

  • Woodbine — Woodbine, NJ U.S. borough in New Jersey Population (2000): 2716 Housing Units (2000): 1080 Land area (2000): 7.997008 sq. miles (20.712156 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 7.997008 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Woodbine — ist die Bezeichnung mehrerer Orte in Australien: Woodbine (New South Wales) in den USA: Woodbine (Georgia) Woodbine (Illinois) Woodbine (Iowa) Woodbine (Kansas) Woodbine (Kentucky) Woodbine (Maryland) Woodbine (New Jersey) Woodbine bezeichnet:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Woodbine — Wood bine , n. [AS. wudubind black ivy; so named as binding about trees. See {Wood}, and {Bind}, v. t.] (Bot.) (a) A climbing plant having flowers of great fragrance ({Lonicera Periclymenum}); the honeysuckle. (b) The Virginia creeper. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woodbine — O.E. wudubinde, a climbing plant, from wudu wood (see WOOD (Cf. wood) (n.)) + binde wreath, related to BIND (Cf. bind) (v.). Used of various climbing plants on three continents …   Etymology dictionary

  • woodbine — ► NOUN 1) Brit. the common honeysuckle. 2) N. Amer. Virginia creeper …   English terms dictionary

  • woodbine — [wood′bīn΄] n. [ME wodebinde < OE wudubinde < wudu,WOOD1 + binde < bindan, to BIND] 1. a) a European climbing honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) with fragrant, yellowish white flowers b) any of various other honeysuckles ☆ …   English World dictionary

  • Woodbine — 1 Original name in latin Woodbine Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 30.96384 latitude 81.72261 altitude 7 Population 1412 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin Woodbine Name in other language State… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • woodbine — /wood buyn /, n. any of several climbing vines, as a European honeysuckle, Lonicera periclymenum, or the Virginia creeper of North America. [bef. 900; ME wodebinde, OE wudubind, equiv. to wudu WOOD1 + bind binding; see BIND] * * * Any of many… …   Universalium

  • woodbine — I. /ˈwʊdbaɪn/ (say woodbuyn) noun 1. the common European honeysuckle, Lonicera periclymenum. 2. any of various other honeysuckles, as L. caprifolium (American woodbine). {Middle English wodebinde, Old English wudubind, from wudu wood1 + bind… …   Australian English dictionary

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