Columbia


Columbia
A breed of sheep developed by the United States Department of Agriculture to replace cross breeding on the range. In 1912, long wool breed rams were crossed with Rambouillet ewes to produce large ewes that yielded more pounds of wool and more pounds of lamb.

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  • Columbia — ist der Name folgender Orte: British Columbia, Provinz in Kanada District of Columbia, Bundesdistrikt der USA Columbia County (Arkansas), County in Arkansas Columbia (South Carolina) Columbia (Alabama) Columbia (Connecticut) Columbia (Illinois)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Columbia — Columbia, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 2405 Housing Units (2000): 1162 Land area (2000): 6.171680 sq. miles (15.984577 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.009092 sq. miles (0.023549 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.180772 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Columbia — ● Columbia Broadcasting System ● Transbordador espacial Columbia ● Universidad de Columbia ● Columbia Pictures. Productora de cine * * * Columbia, Distrito de Río de América del Norte. Nace en la Columbia Británica (Canadá) y sirve de límite… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Columbia MM — (Mail Manager) is a computer program for reading email using a command line interface. It was developed at Columbia University between 1984 and 1990, and is a Unix reimplementation of a 1978 TOPS 20 email program, also known as MM, which in turn… …   Wikipedia

  • Columbia — Columbia (англ.)  многозначный термин: Columbia Pictures  кинокомпания Columbia Records  студия звукозаписи Шаттл «Колумбия»  Space Shuttle Columbia Энциклопедия «Колумбия»  энциклопедия, выпускаемая издательским… …   Википедия

  • Columbia — poetic name for United States of America, earlier for the British colonies there, 1730s, also the nation s female personification, from name of Christopher COLUMBUS (Cf. Columbus) (also see COLOMBIA (Cf. Colombia)) with Latin country ending ia. A …   Etymology dictionary

  • Columbia — →↑District of Columbia Columbia 2 Columbia the capital city of the US state of ↑South Carolina …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Columbia — ☆ Columbia1 [kə lum′bē ə, kə lumbyə ] n. [after COLUMBUS1 Christopher] Old Poet. the U.S. personified as a woman Columbia2 [kə lum′bē ə, kə lum′byə] 1. [after Columbia, personification of the U.S.] capital of S.C., on the Congaree River: pop. 116 …   English World dictionary

  • Columbia — district fédéral des États Unis. (V. Washington.) Columbia v. des È. U., cap. de la Caroline du Sud; 98 000 hab. Coton. Columbia (la) (anc. Oregon) fl. d Amérique du Nord (1 953 km); naît dans les Rocheuses canadiennes; sépare les états de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Columbia, AL — U.S. town in Alabama Population (2000): 804 Housing Units (2000): 462 Land area (2000): 3.926264 sq. miles (10.168977 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.065814 sq. miles (0.170457 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.992078 sq. miles (10.339434 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Columbia, CA — U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 2405 Housing Units (2000): 1162 Land area (2000): 6.171680 sq. miles (15.984577 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.009092 sq. miles (0.023549 sq. km) Total area (2000): 6.180772 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places