Columbia is a New Latin Toponym combining the Columb from explorer Christopher Columbus, who found America nd ending –ia, meaning countries. Thus, Columbia together means “Land of Columbus.” Columbia is the historic and the poetic name used to indicate United Sates of America. It is also the name of the female personification. It has become a popularly applied named in United States. Many names of the persons, places, objects, institutions and companies have kept this name. For example Columbia University, the District of Columbia, Columbia River, Columbia Pictures, Columbia Records, etc. Columbia is generally mistaken word for the country Colombia or vice versa.