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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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  1. (poetic) America; the United States; an appellation given in honor of Christopher Columbus.
  2. (dated) The female personification of the USA.
  3. The capital city of South Carolina, 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 in Kentucky; the county seat of Adair County.
  6. A city in Mississippi; the county seat of Marion County.
  7. A city in Missouri; the county seat of Boone County.
  8. A city in Tennessee; the county seat of Maury County.
  9. A town in Louisiana; the parish seat of Caldwell Parish.
  10. A town in North Carolina; the county seat of Tyrrell County.
  11. Columbia University.
  12. Space Shuttle Columbia (named after the Columbia Rediviva).
  13. (geology) A supercontinent thought to have existed in the Paleoproterozoic.
  14. Misspelling of Colombia.

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Proper noun[edit]

Columbia f

  1. Columbia


Proper noun[edit]

Columbia f (genitive Columbiae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Colombia


First declension.

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

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