Columbian

[kuh-luhm-bee-uh n]
noun
  1. Printing. a 16-point type of a size between English and great primer.

Origin of Columbian

1750–60; Columbi(a) + -an or Columb(us) + -ian
Related formspost-Co·lum·bi·an, adjective
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Columbian

adjective
  1. of or relating to the United States
  2. relating to Christopher Columbus
noun
  1. a size of printer's type, approximately equal to 16 point; two-line Brevier
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