noun, plural cols [kolz; French kawl] /kɒlz; French kɔl/.
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Then a larger-scale map revealed a twisting, narrow road up to the Col de Lizarrieta, at around 1,300 feet.
After the Armistice, Brazier hosted one of her popular pig roasts at Col de la Luère, hiring a clown and a marching band.
Daniel L. Davis is a Lt. Col in the US Army, stationed in Washington, DC.To Salvage What we can From Afghanistan, Our Leaders Must Admit that the War has Failed|Daniel L. Davis|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She shed each one like a petulant child, reciting all of their names alphabetically: col marin, col Medicis.Tilda Swinton and Oliver Saillard Perform the Creation of Fashion in ‘Eternity Dress’|Sarah Moroz|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Every night, Rangers are going out on targets that are IED makers, suicide bombers,” says Lt. Col Brian de Santis.Death Benefit Scandal Is the Government Shutdown’s Ultimate Insult|Michael Daly|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This day a number of people came to Col, with complaints of each others' trespasses.Life Of Johnson, Volume 5|Boswell
It leads nearly to the summit of the ridge, thence across the col by the lakes, and up the main peak.The Heart of the White Mountains, Their Legend and Scenery|Samuel Adams Drake
Of late years the passage of the Col has been rendered the easier by the cutting of two long galleries.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car|Francis Miltoun
The view from the col is in admirable keeping with its desolation.A Residence in France|J. Fenimore Cooper
From the summit the mountain sloped downward to a col which linked it with a bold eminence to our right.Hours of Exercise in the Alps|John Tyndall
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form of Latin com- before stems beginning in -l- (see com-).