Definition of


  1. (noun, location) 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

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Synonyms of Colombia

republic of colombia

Alternate forms of Colombia

Derivations: colombian

Origin of the word Colombia

  1. South American nation, independent from 1819 as part of Gran Colombia (after its breakup in 1850, as New Granada, then Colombia from 1863); named for It. explorer Christopher Columbus (It. Colombo, Port. Colom, Sp. Col?n). more

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Words that sound like Colombia

c-clamp, clam up, clamp, clean up, cleanup, climb, climb up, clomp, clump, colombo, columba, columbia, columbo, coulomb

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