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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|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|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|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.
I had lectured the night before at Ironton, and on my way to Cleveland was to all intents and purposes marooned at Columbus.From Pillar to Post|John Kendrick Bangs
Soldiers rushed to this city from Columbus were in charge of the situation, the town being under martial law.
Sullivant was born and passed the whole of his life in Columbus.
For my part, I can not believe that Columbus did ever lower himself so far as to compare the grand discovery to a trick.
Such were the companions and instructions that Aguado was commissioned to bear to Columbus.
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.
State in the northern United States bordered by Michigan and Lake Erie to the north, Pennsylvania and West Virginia to the east, West Virginia and Kentucky to the south, and Indiana to the west. Its capital is Columbus, and its largest city is Cleveland.