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Columbia

[ kuh-luhm-bee-uh ]
/ kəˈlʌm bi ə /
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noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Columbia (1 of 2)

Columbia1
/ (kəˈlʌmbɪə) /

noun
a river in NW North America, rising in the Rocky Mountains and flowing through British Columbia, then west to the Pacific. Length: about 1930 km (1200 miles)
a city in central South Carolina, on the Congaree River: the state capital. Pop: 117 357 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for Columbia (2 of 2)

Columbia2
/ (kəˈlʌmbɪə) /

noun
the first test vehicle of the NASA space shuttle fleet to prove the possibility of routine access to space for scientific and commercial ventures
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