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The area of northern virginia that borders Washington D.C. Fairfax, Arlington, Annadale and Alexandria. The NOVA area is completly diffrent than your average southern virginia with more of an East Coast attitude as opposed to slow pace attitude of the rest of virginia. People from NOVA proudly distingish themselvs from the rest of virgnia as being more urbanized and modern.
Jake: Your from Virgina ? You must do nothing but tip cows all day..

Tim: Its not even like that, I am from NOVA man we dont have cows anywhere around here.
by C-Lever December 10, 2006
 
1.
Northern Virginia. A term issued to the several counties surrounding Washington DC by other regions in Virginia. Rich-yuppy-suburban-capital of the world.
So where are you from?
NoVA.
Oh....
by Quan Doan November 23, 2003
 
2.
Vauxhall Nova (or Opel Corsa on the continent) - Early 90's budget car normally adorned with £23,000 worth of ill fitting bodykit and ICE (See system). Preferred 13th hand motor of the chav.
Spanish "este coche no va" (This car doesnt go)
by The FRiED February 14, 2005
 
3.
Northern Virginia, the counties of Fairfax, Arlington, Prince William, and Loundon.
NOVA is a region of Virginia and suburbs of Washington, DC.
by Gfunk January 18, 2006
 
4.
Northern Virginia, one of the busiest places in the country. worst traffic, and dirty politicians. yeah we got our yuppies..but we still ride hard.
ya im from NOVA bitch...
by V Dub June 30, 2006
 
5.
Acronym for Northern Virginia Community College. Where the "N" stands for "Nowledge"
South Lakes Graduate-"I'm going to NOVA"
Herndon Graduate-"Dumass"
by Gina December 23, 2004
 
6.
What most people in Virginia call the Northern Virginia Community College.
You're going to nova? Me too!
by Mike December 04, 2003
 
7.
Noun (astrophysics terminology): the catastrophic self-destruction of a "main sequence" stellar body via a runaway nuclear fusion reaction caused by the accretion of hydrogen atoms over time, surpassing the star's ability to burn off the accreted hydrogen prior to the initiation of the reaction.
The Crab Nebula was originally thought to be the product of a nova explosion, but is now known to be the result of the supernova of star Taurus-A.
by speedog July 09, 2010