Virgil

Virgil

[vur-juhl]
noun
1.
2.
a male given name.
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Virgil or Vergil (ˈvɜːdʒɪl)
 
n
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)
 
Vergil or Vergil
 
n
 
Vir'gilian or Vergil
 
adj
 
Ver'gilian or Vergil
 
adj

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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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