Columbine Drove Past The School Yesterday Then Went To Eat


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Columbine refers to flowers of the genus Aquilegia, also known as "granny's bonnets". It may also refer to: Columbine, an adjective describing birds of the family Columbidae (doves and pigeons), the original source of the word; Columbine (in Italian, Colombina) is a stock character in the Commedia dell'arte, Harlequin's mistress; or Columbine is a similar stock character in the related Harlequinade, part of the British genre of pantomime. From these uses are derived: Stiboges nymphidia, a metalmark butterfly commonly known as the "columbine", Columbine, a racehorse, competitor in two Grand Nationals, finishing fifth in the 1842 Grand National, HMS Columbine, the name of seven ships of the Royal Navy, Columbine, a locomotive of the Grand Junction Railway, the Columbine, a passenger train operated by the Chicago & North Western and Union Pacific, Columbine II and Columbine III, the Lockheed Constellation presidential aircraft used by US president Dwight D. Eisenhower, "Columbine", a 1950 painting by Max Beckmann, and Columbine (album), an album by Danish singer-songwriter Aura Dione Columbine, Colorado, named after the famous locomotive and train, was also the site of the Columbine Mine massacre, occurring during a 1927 strike by coal miners, and the Columbine High School massacre, a 1999 school shooting. Inspired by the events at Columbine High School were: Bowling for Columbine, a 2002 film exploring the massacre and other violent acts in the United States, and Columbine (book), a 2009 Edgar-Award winning bestseller about the massacre.


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