columbia columbia  /kə ˈləm bi ə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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
  2. (n) a town in west central Tennessee
  3. (n) capital and largest city in South Carolina; located in central South Carolina
  4. (n) a university town in central Missouri
  5. (n) a university in New York City

News

  1. Columbia estuary sturgeon fishery fairly good

    Here is the latest word on the Columbia River estuary sturgeon fishery by state Fish and Wildlife biologist Joe Hymer: Charter boat anglers averaged about 0.4 legal per rod while private boaters averaged one per about every 5 rods.  If an angler caught a fish, there was a 30-percent chance it w
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Columbia State unveils plans for new Franklin campus

    Columbia State Community College unveiled the first drawing of its Liberty Pike campus at a Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Tuesday night.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Ashland City Times

  3. Columbia State unveils plans for Franklin campus

    Columbia State Community College unveiled the first drawing of its Liberty Pike campus at a Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Tuesday night.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Ashland City Times

Quotes

  1. "The Constitution leaves the District of Columbia a variety of tools for combating [handgun violence], including some measures regulating handguns : [b]ut the enshrinement of constitutional rights necessarily takes certain policy choices off the...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Mineral Wells Index

  2. "The court's decision today and its decision in 2008 in District of Columbia v. Heller both make clear that we can work to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and terrorists while at the same time respecting the constitutional rights of law-...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: BusinessWeek

  3. Washington's Mayor Adrian Fenty similarly warned: "More handguns in the District of Columbia will only lead to more handgun violence."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Adrian Fenty Source: FOXNews

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