Magnolia măgnō´lyə [key], city (1990 pop. 11,151), seat of Columbia co., SW Ark. inc. 1855. Its oil industry has been important since 1938. Metal products, apparel, chemicals, and lumber are also produced. Southern Arkansas Univ. is there.

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