Associations to the word «Columbia»

Pictures for the word «Columbia»

Wiktionary

COLUMBIA, proper noun. (poetic) America; the United States; an appellation given in honor of Columbus, the discoverer.
COLUMBIA, proper noun. (archaic) The female personification of the USA.
COLUMBIA, proper noun. The capital and largest city of South Carolina.
COLUMBIA, proper noun. A city in Missouri
COLUMBIA, proper noun. Shortened form of Columbia University.
COLUMBIA, proper noun. The space shuttle Columbia (named after a famous American sailing ship, Columbia Rediviva).
COLUMBIA BLUE, noun. A shade of light blue.

Dictionary definition

COLUMBIA, noun. A North American river; rises in southwestern Canada and flows southward across Washington to form the border between Washington and Oregon before emptying into the Pacific; known for its salmon runs in the spring.
COLUMBIA, noun. A town in west central Tennessee.
COLUMBIA, noun. Capital and largest city in South Carolina; located in central South Carolina.
COLUMBIA, noun. A university town in central Missouri.
COLUMBIA, noun. A university in New York City.

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