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Spanish Word of the Day: Virgen

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Virgen

La Semana Santa III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/7/2015
Word: Virgen
(VIR-gen), sustantivo femenino singular
English: Madonna
Etymology: Del latín virgo, -inis.
Meaning: 1. María Santísima, madre de Dios.
2.Persona que no ha tenido relaciones sexuales.
Topic:La Semana Santa III
Example:

Virgen con miriñaque,
virgen de Soledad,
abierta como un inmenso
tulipán.

Federico García Lorca, "Poema de la saeta", en Poema del Cante Jondo (1921-1922).

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