Columba


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
En ese sentido, este premio a Columba es muy significativo porque la reconoce a ella, a la revista Proceso y el trabajo del periodista desde nuestra trinchera".
They are a fitting tribute to the monastery of Iona and to three of its remarkable abbots: Dorbbene, Adomnan, and Columba himself, the man who ultimately inspired this enterprise.
Historians fail to record Columba's calling to the priesthood, but later folk tradition tells of a vision in which an angel instructs Columba, "Arise and renew sound doctrine in Ireland.
Columba is located on one of Oakland's main thoroughfares.
Columba was a student of Colegio Mayllen, an all-girls school.
Columba did indeed found a monastery on Iona, and from there brought Christianity to Scotland.
Los resultados del presente estudio confirman la presencia de algunos ectoparasitos de Columba livia que anteriormente habian sido registrados para palomas en el Peru, tales como Pseudolynchia sp, Goniodes sp, Menopon sp, Columbicola columbae y Echidnophaga gallinacea (Zaldivar, 1991; Rojas, 1993).
Columba has long been known for our very popular Mud Camp, which offers a quality traditional Christian day camp experience,” said Executive Director Brad Thompson.
Details of the purchases have put a new spotlight on Columba, who during her husband's two terms as governor of Florida between 1999 and 2007 kept a notably low profile and is known to have had reservations about his running for president.
Columba, 58, former mayor of Southwark in South East London, said: "I am so proud of him for being so dedicated.
Founded in Glasgow in 1919, the KSC are named in honour of Saint Columba, a Christian missionary from Ireland.
For a non-alcoholic version, replace the Columba Cream Liqueur with 150ml of Waitrose Colombian coffee flavoured milk.