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Columba

Saint. ?521--597 ad, Irish missionary: founded the monastery at Iona (563) from which the Picts were converted to Christianity. Feast day: June 9

Columba

(kŏ-lum -bă) (Dove) A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Canis Major, the two brightest stars being of 2nd and 3rd magnitude. Abbrev.: Col; genitive form: Columbae; approx. position: RA 6h, dec –35°; area: 270 sq deg.

Columba

[kə′ləm·bə]
(astronomy)
A constellation, right ascension 6 hours, declination 35°S. Abbreviated Col. Also known as Dove.
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In a report before the council's community services committee today, education director Douglas Hendry advises that the catchment area for St Columba's be rezoned.
Along with SAS-trained officer Robert Nairac and former monk Joe Lynskey, Columba is one of three Troubles victims whose bodies are yet to be found.
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Mrs Dunbar, who was playgroup leader at St Columba's Playgroup, retired after 45 years service in October last year.
"Columba are committed to founding principles of the warmth of welcome, hospitality and the sense of being on a shared journey.
Newton, relegated from the Premier Division, start life in Division One with a visit to the newly formed Saint Columba's B team.
Columba's School, Bro E L Miranda, in a written statement, assured all possible assistance to the parents.
Columba, of course, is 'dove' in Latin, but it's a constellation as well as the symbol of peace.
The club, which meets regularly at St Columba's Church Hall in the town, helps boost inclusion for older people in the community.
At a time when the world's population was less than three percent of what it is today, Columba was free of constables, credit limits, and the trappings of dogma.
"La red busca reconocer el papel y contribucion de nuestros colegas a la cultura cinematografica mexicana a traves del periodismo, y Columba tiene muchos anos trabajando cine y en termino de impacto su trabajo ha sido relevante.
However, the Life of Columba is not only crucial for its historical and literary legacies; its earliest extant manuscript is one of the treasures of early medieval Irish culture.