Virgin (disambiguation)

Virgin (disambiguation)

A virgin is someone who has not yet engaged in sexual intercourse. The word can also refer colloquially to someone who has never engaged in any given activity (for example, a surfing "virgin"). English language writers have used the word to refer to women since about 1200 and men since at least 1330. "Virgin" has been used in the sense of inexperience since at least 1953. [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=virgin]

Virgin may also refer to:

People:
*The Virgin, an epithet for Mary, the mother of Jesus; sometimes the word is applied to other Christian women of especial purity in mind, body, and/or soul.
*A consecrated virgin, a Christian person such as a nun who preserves their virginity for religious reasons.
*The Virgin Queen, a title of Elizabeth I of England
*Virgin (title), a honorific title of certain Roman Catholic saints and blesseds

In business:Virgin is the brand name for most of the companies in the Virgin Group, the corporate banner encompassing Sir Richard Branson's various business ventures, including:
* Virgin Atlantic Airways
* Virgin Radio
* Virgin Media
* Virgin Mobile
* Virgin Blue
* Virgin MegastoresIt remains the brand name of several former Branson businesses that have been sold off, such as Virgin Records.

Other:
* Virgin cocktail, a form of non-alcoholic mixed drink
*The Virgin, another name for the constellation Virgo
*Young emerged queen bees that have not yet mated
*Virgin (band), a Polish rock band

ee also

* Virginia
* Virgin Islands
* Melanie Martinez and the "Technical Virgin" video controversy


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