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Virgil

[vur-juh l] /ˈvɜr dʒəl/
noun
1.
2.
a male given name.
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Virgil

/ˈvɜːdʒɪl/
noun
1.
Latin name Publius Vergilius Maro. 70–19 bc, Roman poet, patronized by Maecenas. The Eclogues (42–37), ten pastoral poems, and the Georgics (37–30), four books on the art of farming, established Virgil as the foremost poet of his age. His masterpiece is the Aeneid (30–19)
Derived Forms
Virgilian, Vergilian, adjective
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An ancient Roman poet; the author of the Aeneid, one of the great epics of Western literature.

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