Definition of Colombia

1. Noun. A republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language.

Definition of Colombia

1. Proper noun. Country in South America. Official name: Republic of Colombia. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colombia

Collocalia inexpectata
Collop Monday
Colobus guereza
Colocasia esculenta
Cologne earth
Colombia (current term)
Colombian Sign Language
Colombian crake
Colombian crakes
Colombian monetary unit
Colombian necktie
Colombian peso
Colonel Blimp
Colonel Blimps
Colonel Sanders

Literary usage of Colombia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1870)
"The most important subject in the history of Colombia, during the year 1869, is the negotiations concerning tho construction of the Darien Canal. ..."

2. The Panama Canal by Frederic Jennings Haskin (1913)
"CHAPTER XIX CONTROVERSY WITH Colombia SELDOM in the history of international relations has a controversy afforded more grounds for honest difference of ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"PRC ' The Republic of Colombia.' By F. Loraine Petre. London : Stanford. 1906. ... Mr. Petre'« own travels in Colombia have not broken fresh ground, ..."

4. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by United States Congress, Marion Mills Miller, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"THE State Department, after finding upon investigation that the French company had a valid title, entered into negotiations with it and with Colombia to ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Travels through the Mighty Kingdom of Peru (London, 1709); Colombia: (lea- graphical Account of that Country (2 vou., London, ..."

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