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  1. Woolf, Virginia

    • (1882–1941), English novelist, essayist, and critic; born Adeline Virginia Stephen. A member of the Bloomsbury Group, she gained recognition with Jacob's Room (1922). Subsequent novels, such as Mrs Dalloway (1925) and To the Lighthouse (1927), characterized by their poetic impressionism, established her as an exponent of modernism.
    • noun

      a lively North American country dance performed by a number of couples facing each other in parallel lines.
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      a low-growing sweetly scented Mediterranean plant with white, pink, or lilac flowers.
    • noun

      a North American vine which is chiefly cultivated for its red autumn foliage.
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      a North American woodland plant of the borage family, bearing blue trumpet-shaped flowers.
    • a city and resort on the Atlantic coast of south-eastern Virginia; population 433,746 (est. 2008).
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