Examples from the Web for columbus
Contemporary Examples of 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
December 19, 2014
“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
October 30, 2014
Columbus Day felt a lot more like Groundhog Day in Kentucky on Monday night.Mitch McConnell-Alison Lundergan Grimes Debate Leaves Kentucky Hanging
October 14, 2014
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.
Historical Examples of columbus
The 191st, organized at Columbus, was commanded and partly recruited with Clevelanders.Cleveland Past and Present
The story of Columbus is, or should be, familiar to every American who can read.The Nation in a Nutshell
George Makepeace Towle
It was thus that the Indians first gazed upon the ships of Columbus.Pee-wee Harris
Percy Keese Fitzhugh
It was more than a thousand years from the time of Constantine to the time of Columbus.
Columbus was a geographer as well as the herald of an expanding world.
his name is Latinized from his native Italian Cristoforo Colombo, in Spanish Christobal Colon.
America was discovered accidentally by a great seaman who was looking for something else, and most of the exploration for the next fifty years was done in the hope of getting through or around it. [S.E. Morison, "The Oxford History of the United States," 1965]
originally used of the river, from Seneca (Iroquoian) ohi:yo', proper name from ohi:yo:h, literally "good river." The Seneca also used this of the Allegheny, which they considered the headwaters of the Ohio. Related: Ohian (1819); Ohioan (1818).
Capital of Ohio.