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a river in SW Canada and the NW United States, flowing S and W from SE British Columbia through Washington along the boundary between Washington and Oregon and into the Pacific. 1214 miles (1955 km) long.
Cape, a cape on the N coast of Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Canada, in the Arctic Ocean: northernmost point of Canada.
a city in and the capital of South Carolina, in the central part.
a city in central Missouri.
a city in central Maryland.
a city in central Tennessee.
a city in SE Pennsylvania.
Literary. the United States of America.
one of an American breed of large sheep, developed by crossbreeding the Lincoln and Rambouillet, noted for its good market lambs and heavy fleece of medium length.
(italics) U.S. Aerospace. the first space shuttle to orbit and return to earth.
a state in the SE United States, on the Atlantic coast. 31,055 sq. mi. (80,430 sq. km).
Capital: Columbia.
Abbreviation: SC (for use with zip code), S.C.
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a river in NW North America, rising in the Rocky Mountains and flowing through British Columbia, then west to the Pacific. Length: about 1930 km (1200 miles)
a city in central South Carolina, on the Congaree River: the state capital. Pop: 117 357 (2003 est)
the first test vehicle of the NASA space shuttle fleet to prove the possibility of routine access to space for scientific and commercial ventures
a state of the southeastern US, on the Atlantic: the first state to secede from the Union in 1860; consists largely of low-lying coastal plains, rising in the northwest to the Blue Ridge Mountains; the largest US textile producer. Capital: Columbia. Pop: 4 147 152 (2003 est). Area: 78 282 sq km (30 225 sq miles) Abbreviation and zip code SC

Note: One of the thirteen colonies.

Note: One of the Confederate states during the Civil War.


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