Definition of British columbia

1. Noun. A province in western Canada.

Definition of British columbia

1. Proper noun. Province in western Canada which has Victoria as its capital. ¹

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Medical Definition of British columbia

1. A province of canada on the pacific coast. Its capital is victoria. The name given in 1858 derives from the columbia river which was named by the american captain robert gray for his ship columbia which in turn was named for columbus. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of British Columbia

bristly locust
bristly oxtongue
bristly sarsaparilla
bristly sarsparilla
brit milah
british columbia (current term)
brittle bladder fern
brittle bones
brittle bush
brittle diabetes
brittle fern
brittle hair syndrome

Literary usage of British columbia

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1. Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum George Knottesford Fortescue by George Knottesford Fortescue (1902)
"Victoria Illustrated containing a general description of the Province of British Columbia, pp. 96. Victoria, 1891. 4°. 10492. i. 7. ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"INTERESTING WESTERNERS The Road-Maker of british columbia THERE is a man in the government of the Canadian province of british columbia whom all western ..."

3. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Chapter / The Land & Its Inhabitants british columbia Geography IN THIS CHAPTER british columbia is defined by the The Gold Rushes II chains of mountains ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1871)
"Accordingly I took occasion to remark upon them in a report of my first circuit in British'Columbia (in March and April, 1859), addressed to Governor ..."

5. Guide to the Materials for United States History in Canadian Archives by David W. Parker (1913)
"The Revised Statutes of british columbia, 1871, contain such laws as ... The Journals and Sessional Papers of british columbia have been printed since 1872. ..."

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