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  • noun

Synonyms for Columbia

a North American river

a town in west central Tennessee

capital and largest city in South Carolina

a university town in central Missouri

a university in New York City

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They removed their emporium from Astoria to Fort Vancouver, a strong post on the left bank of the Columbia River, about sixty miles from its mouth; whence they furnished their interior posts, and sent forth their brigades of trappers.
A competition immediately ensued between the two companies for the trade with the mountain tribes and the trapping of the head-waters of the Columbia and the other great tributaries of the Pacific.
Fullerton, 70, associate director of flight operations at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, recalled two famous ships called Columbia: the space shuttle that he piloted on its third mission in 1982 and the sailing ship Columbia, the first American ship to circumnavigate the globe in 1790 and the one that discovered the Columbia River two years later.
The Shelf-Space Funds included the following mutual fund families: AIG SunAmerica, AIM, AllianceBernstein, American Funds, American Skandia, Columbia, Fidelity, Franklin Templeton, Hartford, John Hancock, MFS, NationsFunds, Pacific Life, Pioneer, Putnam, Oppenheimer, Scudder, Van Kampen, and WM Funds Distributor, Inc.
Berntsen, the Columbia Society's Director of Education, will be the program's primary instructor.
The Bolshoi Theatre officially broke its relationship with Columbia Artists.
In connection with the proposed merger, Columbia has filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") a definitive proxy statement.
The Morris County construction marks the final phase of development of Columbia Corporate Center.
Columbia already has its corporate culture in place.
Columbia has scheduled a stockholder meeting for February 27, 2007 to vote on the merger.
The two existing buildings are 100 percent occupied, and their success has prompted us to move forward on 18 Columbia Turnpike to build the project for inventory," noted Roger Steinhardt, director of commercial leasing for Kushner Companies.
Bruce Thomsen, district interpretive specialist for Columbia State Historic Park, goes even farther.