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Cristobal

[kri-stoh-buh l] /krɪˈstoʊ bəl/
noun
1.
a seaport in Panama at the Atlantic end of the Panama Canal, adjacent to Colón.
Spanish Cristóbal
[krees-taw-bahl] /krisˈtɔ bɑl/ (Show IPA)
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  • The men swarmed up the sides of the Cristobal Colon like cats.

  • "For that—there are not wanting brooms in the house," said Cristobal jovially.

    Dona Perfecta B. Perez Galdos
  • When Cristobal said, “Let me see,” he dropped his eye-lids; and what he saw then, no artist can paint.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • Cristobal repeated the words, a soft light stealing over his face.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • Cristobal arose, and, although still blind, walked in light.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • Next day, “golden-sided” Burgundy saw no happier boy than Cristobal.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • Could you not persuade him to consult your friend, Doctor Cristobal?

    The Spanish Brothers Deborah Alcock
  • He had signalled his name according to the code of the Cristobal.

    Brothers of Peril Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • The Cristobal raced down upon her with the wind square abeam.

    Brothers of Peril Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • The Cristobal fell off before the wind in an unaccountable manner.

    Brothers of Peril Theodore Goodridge Roberts

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