Columbia, Columbia River(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
a town in west central Tennessee
Columbia, capital of South Carolina(noun)
capital and largest city in South Carolina; located in central South Carolina
a university town in central Missouri
Columbia University, Columbia(noun)
a university in New York City
America; the United States; an appellation given in honor of Columbus, the discoverer.
The female personification of the USA.
The capital and largest city of South Carolina.
A city in Missouri
Shortened form of Columbia University.
Columbia Rediviva, a famous American sailing ship
The space shuttle Columbia, named after the sailing ship
Origin: From Christopher Columbus, the latinized name (whether from Italian (Colombo?), Spanish Colón or still another Romance language is disputed) of the European Renaissance (re?)discoverer of the Americas.
america; the United States; -- a poetical appellation given in honor of Columbus, the discoverer
Columbia is the state capital and largest city in the State of South Carolina. The population was 129,272 according to the 2010 census. The 2012 United States Census estimates put the city at 131,686. Columbia is the county seat of Richland County, but a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. The city is the center of a metropolitan statistical area of 784,745, the second-largest within the state. The name "Columbia" was a poetic term for the Americas derived from Christopher Columbus. Located 13 miles northwest of South Carolina's geographic center, Columbia is the primary city of the Midlands region of South Carolina, which comprises several counties in the central portion of the state. The city lies at the confluence of two rivers, the Saluda and the Broad, which merge at Columbia to form the Congaree River, which is popular with paddlers and kayakers in the area. The state's flagship and largest university, the University of South Carolina, is located in Columbia. Historically, the city was the location of the South Carolina Secession Convention, which marked the departure of the first state from the Union in the events leading up to the Civil War.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a district of 70 sq. m. in the State of Maryland, U.S., in which Washington, the capital of the Union, stands.
Song lyrics by columbia -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by columbia on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of Columbia in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Columbia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He loved the District of Columbia and so many Washingtonians loved him.
I love Columbia, Missouri, if it wasn't for the authorities, I'd go back.
Fifty patients were seen in the ER today because of the storm, we are operating on generator power. Columbia is completely out of power.
The District of Columbia government and its residents should never be put in the position of uncertainty of any kind about any of their local laws.
Some years ago I became president of Columbia University and learned within 24 hours to be ready to speak at the drop of a hat, and I learned something more, the trustees were expected to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.
Images & Illustrations of Columbia
Translations for Columbia
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for Columbia »
Find a translation for the Columbia definition in other languages:
Select another language: