Meaning of “the Blessed Virgin” in the English Dictionary

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"the Blessed Virgin" in British English

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the Blessed Virginnoun [ S ]

uk /ˌbles.ɪd ˈvɜː.dʒɪn/ us /ˌbles.ɪd ˈvɝː.dʒɪn/

Examples from literature

  • I looked over at that statue of the Blessed Virgin and shook my head reproachfully. 
  • On one side of the garden was a large and elaborate cement grotto, and a statue of the Blessed Virgin stood in a niche at the back. 
  • The Blessed Virgin, too, will help him. 
  • The confirmation was held on the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin. 
  • While Dante gazes on the supernatural spectacle Beatrice slips away to take her place the third seat below the throne of the Blessed Virgin. 

(Definition of “the Blessed Virgin” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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