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  1. The name District of Columbia comes from the fact that it's a District (i.e., it's not...

    2 Answers · Travel · 12/01/2009

  2. ...traditionally be a sort of alternate name for the United...the old patriotic song " Columbia the Gem of the Ocean"...holiday. The " District " part simply means...

    1 Answers · Travel · 26/11/2008

  3. Columbia is its name . The formal title is District of Columbia , like State of Kansas...the first century of US history , those issues were very...

    5 Answers · Politics & Government · 29/03/2007

  4. ..., he rarely visited the city. The federal district was named the District of Columbia because Columbia was a poetic name for the United States...

    7 Answers · Education & Reference · 31/08/2006

  5. I'm Lmao at tbugs answer. What convoluted history . All wrong of course. sf

    5 Answers · Travel · 07/03/2007

  6. ... in its history there were different entites within the District of Columbia , including ...single municipality officially named the District of ...

    2 Answers · Travel · 11/10/2008

  7. The District of Columbia was set aside from lands of Maryland and ...reside within a state. I think theres a reason for that, and naming it Columbia .

    1 Answers · Politics & Government · 25/09/2008

  8. ... around since the 1700's long before the Country got it's name of Columbia .

    7 Answers · Politics & Government · 05/09/2007

  9. ...mapmaker's designation and the established pseudonym for the District of Columbia . http://dcpages.com/ History /DC_ Name _ History .shtml

    3 Answers · Travel · 17/09/2006

  10. The DC stands for District of Columbia Washington was named after George Washington, the first president. District ...

    15 Answers · Travel · 10/05/2008

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