Virginia Beach

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Virginia Beach the largest city in Virginia; long overshadowed by Norfolk but growing rapidly since 1970; with 28 miles of public beaches tourism is a major factor in the economy; site of three United States Navy bases
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Usage

In literature:

The governor put him into the hands of a surgeon, while we sought along the beach for the corpse of Virginia.
"Paul and Virginia" by Bernadin de Saint-Pierre
Virginia saw that someone on the beach had pointed toward him.
"Conjuror's House" by Stewart Edward White
Norfolk is well provided with nearby seaside recreation places, of which probably the most attractive is Virginia Beach, facing the ocean.
"American Adventures" by Julian Street
One of these is the word Buckra, from which comes Buckra Beach in Virginia.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919" by Various
The writer is informed that an elaborate bit of work which has been done at Virginia Beach bears on this method.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)" by Various
We are camping to-night in the dense willow grove which lines the West Virginia beach from Huntington to the Big Sandy.
"Afloat on the Ohio" by Reuben Gold Thwaites
I'll be off to Virginia Beach tomorrow.
"Vacation with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
We were gathered at the Norfolk Station awaiting the train that was to carry us over the marshes to Virginia Beach and the sea.
"Rosemary and Rue" by Amber
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In news:

Both participated in last year's High School Nationals in Virginia Beach, where Pallante walked away with All-American honors.
Born March 4, 1958, at Virginia Beach, Va.
Obama is hitting Virginia Beach, Va.
Zuckerman will practice in the firm's Virginia Beach, Va.
The sound of freedom is getting louder in Virginia Beach.
Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL killed.
A Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL was killed in combat Saturday in Afghanistan, the.
It is news no Sacramento Kings fan wants to hear, the team's owners are negotiating to move the team to Virginia Beach.
Biden, Romney to visit Virginia Beach this weekend.
Stevie Nicks to play Virginia Beach in July.
Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach.
The first Duct Tape occurred in August, at Virginia Beach, in what Tudor says was a perfect collision of time and organization.
Task Force Team 2, based in Virginia Beach, heads out to survey storm damage on Staten Island Nov 1, 2012.
Police have charged three people with operating an illegal tattoo business in Virginia Beach.
A teenager convicted of plotting to blow up a Virginia Beach High school has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
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In science:

Fukushima, in: Reference Systems, the proceedings of the 127th Colloquium of the IAU, Virginia Beach, 1990, eds. J. A.
Relativistic Gravity Theory And Related Tests With A Mercury Orbiter Mission
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