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proper noun 
  1. w:Columba, St. Columba of Iona (Old Irish Columb Cille, meaning "Dove of the church"); one of the Gaelic missionary monks who reintroduced Christianity to Scotland during the Dark Ages.
  2. Any of three other Christian saints who bore the name Columba.
  3. (constellation) A small winter constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a dove. It was introduced by Augustin Royer in 1679, as a split from the constellation Canis Major.
Translations: 
  • French: Colombe
  • German: Taube
    (trans-mid)
  • Spanish: Columba
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From (term, columba, , a dove, lang=la)


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