Some articles on columbia:
... Gold Rush starts, leading to the creation of the Colony of British Columbia on the Mainland and igniting the Fraser Canyon War ... and other immigrants who had been in the California goldfields arrive in British Columbia, attracted by the Fraser River Gold rush, joining French ... from California move to Victoria, British Columbia by invitation of Governor James Douglas as part of the gold rush migration ...
... of the tracks, "Bewitched, Bothered Bewildered", was also issued as a single (Columbia catalog number 38698, 7" LP 1-480), reaching #9 on the Billboard chart in 1950 ... Columbia 38698/1-480 combined "Bewitched" with "Imagination," a track recorded in 1947 and previously released on Columbia 38423 ... In 1951, Columbia issued this album as a boxed set of 45 rpm records as B-189 ...
... also Okanagan Valley), a region of British Columbia Okanagan Basin, watershed in British Columbia and Washington Okanagan Lake, British Columbia, a lake forming the core of the ...
... Young Man with a Horn is a 10" LP album, released by Columbia Records as CL-6106 on March 13, 1950, featuring trumpeter Harry James and singer Doris Day performing songs initially recorded for the ... It was simultaneously released as a 78 rpm album set, Columbia C-198, and when Columbia finally began to release 45s about a year or so later it appeared as a boxed 45 rpm album set as Columbia B-198 ...
... to the south, southeast, and encompasses the Columbia river basin (or Columbia Plateau) ... part of which has been irrigated due to the Columbia Basin Project, resulting in expansive farmland in central Washington ... where the arid, and largely unforested Columbia plateau meets the lush forests of the Selkirk Mountains ...
More definitions of "Columbia":
- (noun): Capital and largest city in South Carolina; located in central South Carolina.
Synonyms: capital of South Carolina
- (noun): 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.
Synonyms: Columbia River
- (noun): A university in New York City.
Synonyms: Columbia University
- (noun): A university town in central Missouri.
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