- Pa·draic [paw-drik] /ˈpɔ drɪk/, 1881–1972, Irish poet and dramatist, in the U.S. from 1914.
- SaintSaint ColumbaSaint ColumcilleApostle of Caledonia, 521–97, Irish missionary, founder of Iona.
- Saint,a.d. 521–597, Irish missionary in Scotland.
- Also called Columba Noae [noh-ee] /ˈnoʊ i/. Astronomy. the Dove, or Noah's Dove, a southern constellation between Caelum and Canis Major.
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- Padraic (ˈpɑːdrɪk). 1881–1972, Irish lyric poet, resident in the US (1914–72)
- as in Alpha Columbae. a small constellation in the S hemisphere south of Orion
Word Origin for Columba
Latin, literally: dove
- Saint. ?521–597 ad, Irish missionary: founded the monastery at Iona (563) from which the Picts were converted to Christianity. Feast day: June 9
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