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Columbia

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noun Co·lum·bia \kə-ˈləm-bē-ə\

Definition of Columbia

  1. :  the United States



Origin and Etymology of columbia

New Latin, from Christopher Columbus


First Known Use: 1775


Columbia

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geographical name Co·lum·bia \kə-ˈləm-bē-ə\

Definition of Columbia

  1. 1 river 1214 miles (1953 kilometers) SW Canada & NW United States rising in SE British Columbia & flowing S & W into the Pacific

  2. 2 city cen Missouri pop 108,500

  3. 3 city W cen South Carolina, its ∗ pop 129,272

  4. 4 city cen Tennessee pop 34,681

Columbian

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