Definition of Virgil in English:
- Example sentences
- There are Virgilian similes in Spenser, Virgilian motifs in Shakespeare's Rape of Lucrece and Milton's Paradise Lost.
- In the first, Virgilian, part of the digression, Aristaeus complains to his mother, the river-goddess Cyrene, that his bees are lost and his estate ruined.
- She cites a familiar Virgilian tag, but her favoured literary models are more humble.
Pronunciation: /vəːˈdʒɪlɪən/(also Vergilian) adjective
Words that rhyme with Virgilstrongyle • Gaitskell • orchil
Definition of Virgil in:
- US English dictionary
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