Meaning of COLOMBIA in English

Co ‧ lom ‧ bi ‧ a /kəˈlʌmbiə/ BrE AmE

a country in northern South America, with coasts on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Population: 44,227,550 (2007). Capital: Bogotá. Colombia produces a large quantity of illegal drugs, including ↑ cocaine , ↑ opium , ↑ heroin , and ↑ cannabis . The trade is controlled by various groups which are fighting each other for control of the drugs trade and for control of certain regions of the country. Columbia's main ↑ export s include ↑ petroleum , coffee, and coal.

—Colombian adjective , noun

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