columbine columbine  /ˈkɑ ləm ˌbaɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a plant of the genus Aquilegia having irregular showy spurred flowers; north temperate regions especially mountains

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Local Label Company Receives Prestigious Award for Excellence for the Second Time

    Columbine Label Company of Denver Colorado Awarded the Eugene Singer Award for Management Excellence (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10819243.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. WJFW News

    EAGLE RIVER - Sending our kids off to school used to be no big deal. But Columbine, Virginia Tech, and Newtown made school seem scary. Now, having a police officer stationed at schools is common. Northland Pines School District used to have a police liaison officer.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WJFW Rhinelander

  3. Big Meadows fire swells to 400 acres inside Rocky Mountain National Park

    A photo taken on the afternoon of June 11 from the Supply Creek Road outside of Grand Lake. Columbine Lake and the Grand Lake Golf Course can be seen in the foreground.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Summit Daily News

Quotes

  1. "I decided to pull the Columbine show today. After reviewing it, I thought it focused too much on the killers. Today, hold a thought for the Columbine community. This is a hard day for them," Winfrey wrote on Oprah.com and her Facebook page.
    on Apr 20, 2009 By: Oprah Winfrey Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "We experienced a terrible tragedy at Columbine High School," Ritter said. "The people of Colorado will stand in solemn silence on the anniversary of that dreadful day with the people of Virginia as they grieve."
    on Apr 20, 2007 By: Bill Ritter Source: CBS News

  3. Paul Helmke, President of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, said in a statement: "Eight years ago this week, the young people in Littleton, Colorado, suffered a horrible attack at Columbine High School, and almost exactly six months ago,...
    on Apr 16, 2007 By: Paul Helmke Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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subordinate subordinate
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