Christopher Sp. Cristóbal Colón; It. Cristoforo Colombo, 1446?–1506, Italian navigator in Spanish service: traditionally considered the discoverer of America 1492.
a city in and the capital of Ohio, in the central part.
a city in W Georgia.
a city in central Indiana.
a city in E Mississippi.
a city in E Nebraska.
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How to use Columbus in a sentence
The latter category was especially disappointing because Sergei Bobrovsky, so brilliant during his time in Columbus, was signed at great cost specifically to shore up the team’s shortcomings in net.The Florida Panthers Haven’t Made A Real Playoff Run In Decades. That Could Change This Year. | Neil Paine (email@example.com) | February 26, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
Botros’s pharmacy is in a diverse community outside Columbus.The joy of vax: The people giving the shots are seeing hope, and it’s contagious | Maura Judkis | February 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Jeff Hattey is a soil scientist who works at Ohio State University in Columbus.
Hockey is blessed with a wealth of talented young players right now, including Pastrňák, McDavid, Matthews and Jack Eichel at forward, and Makar and Columbus’s Zach Werenski on the blue line — all of them 24 or younger.Can The Lightning Repeat? Are The Avs For Real? What To Watch In The 2020-21 NHL Season. | Terrence Doyle | January 13, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
He is an astrophysicist at Ohio State University in Columbus.
When Columbus first saw Cuba in 1492 he described it as “the most beautiful land human eyes have ever seen.”The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind | Brin-Jonathan Butler | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“We hope this group will put an end to this,” he told Republican supporters in Columbus.50,000 Missing Georgia Voter-Registration Applications? Nothing to See Here | Patricia Murphy | October 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Columbus Day felt a lot more like Groundhog Day in Kentucky on Monday night.Mitch McConnell-Alison Lundergan Grimes Debate Leaves Kentucky Hanging | Sam Youngman | October 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A handful of states do not recognize Columbus Day, preferring alternative commemorations.
Columbus, while opening the door for Spain, was from Genoa, so celebrating him confuses this part of U.S. history.
Roman Pane who accompanied Columbus on his second voyage alludes to another method of using the herb.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
Columbus found the natives of San Salvador smoking after this manner.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
Ferdinand and Isabella confirmed, at Barcelona, the appointment of Columbus, on his return from the new world.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
“Ill-usage” expresses the date of the death of Columbus in 1506, as he died in great neglect.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Columbus, proceeding towards Cuba, named the headland Cabo de Cruz on this day.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for Columbus (1 of 2)
a city in central Ohio: the state capital. Pop: 728 432 (2003 est)
a city in W Georgia, on the Chattahoochee River. Pop: 185 702 (2003 est)
British Dictionary definitions for Columbus (2 of 2)
Christopher. Spanish name Cristóbal Colón, Italian name Cristoforo Colombo. 1451–1506, Italian navigator and explorer in the service of Spain, who discovered the New World (1492)
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Cultural definitions for Columbus
Capital of Ohio.
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