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Catawba may refer to several things:

Pre-contact distribution of the Catawba The Catawba (also known as Issa or Esaw) are a tribe of Native Americans, once considered one of the most powerful eastern Siouan tribes, that traditionally lived in the Southeast United States, along the border between North and South Carolina. ... Pre-contact distribution of the Catawban languages The Catawban (also Eastern Siouan) languages form a small language family in east North America. ...

Botany

Species 11 species, including: Catalpa bignonioides Catalpa bungei Catalpa fargesii Catalpa longissima Catalpa ovata Catalpa punctata Catalpa speciosa Catalpa tibetica Catalpa (Catalpa), also spelled Catawba, is a genus of mostly deciduous trees in the flowering plant family Bignoniaceae, native to warm temperate regions of North America, the West Indies, and... Catawba grapes, a variety of the grape species Vitis labrusca, was introduced to wine-growers in the 1850s by Major John Adlum of Georgetown. ... Binomial name Rhododendron catawbiense Michx. ... Binomial name Rhododendron catawbiense Michx. ...

Places in the United States

Catawba is a village located in Clark County, Ohio. ... Catawba is a town located in Catawba County, North Carolina. ... Catawba is a village located in Price County, Wisconsin. ... Catawba is a town located in Price County, Wisconsin. ...

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USS Catawba (367 words)
Catawba, a screw steamer, was launched 13 April 1864 by Alexander Swift and Co., Cincinnati, Ohio.
II The second Catawba (YT~32), ex-Howard Greene (renamed 20 July 1920), served as a district tug at Washington from 1918 to 1922, nt Norfolk from 1922 to 1933, and at Charleston from 1933 through 1946.
The third Catawba (ATA-210) was laid down as ATR-137, reclassified ATA 210 on 15 May 1944, and launched 15 February 1946 by Gulfport Boiler and Welding Works, Port Arthur, Tex., under a Maritime Commission contract; acquired by the Navy 18 April 1945; and commissioned the same day, Lieutenant (junior grade) R. Standart, USNR, in command.
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