Columbia

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EtymologyEdit

From Christopher Columbus, the Latinized name of the European explorer. The supercontinent was named by John Rogers and Santosh Madhava Warrier in 2002.

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Columbia

  1. (poetic) America; the United States; an appellation given in honor of Christopher Columbus.
  2. (dated) A female personification of the USA.
  3. The capital city of South Carolina, United States and the county seat of Richland County.
  4. A river in the United States and Canada, flowing from the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific Ocean.
  5. A city, the county seat of Adair County, Kentucky.
  6. A city, the county seat of Marion County, Mississippi.
  7. A city, the county seat of Boone County, Missouri.
  8. A city, the county seat of Maury County, Tennessee.
  9. A town, the parish seat of Caldwell Parish, Louisiana.
  10. A town, the county seat of Tyrrell County, North Carolina.
  11. A census-designated place in Tuolumne County, California, United States.
  12. Columbia University.
  13. Space Shuttle Columbia (named after the Columbia Rediviva).
  14. (geology) A supercontinent thought to have existed in the Paleoproterozoic.
  15. Misspelling of Colombia.

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Proper nounEdit

Columbia f

  1. Columbia (the capital city of South Carolina, United States)

LatinEdit

Proper nounEdit

Columbia f sg (genitive Columbiae); first declension

  1. Colombia (a country in South America)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Columbia
Genitive Columbiae
Dative Columbiae
Accusative Columbiam
Ablative Columbiā
Vocative Columbia

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