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[kri-stoh-buh l]
  1. a seaport in Panama at the Atlantic end of the Panama Canal, adjacent to Colón.
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Spanish Cris·tó·bal [krees-taw-bahl] /krisˈtɔ bɑl/.
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Examples from the Web for cristobal

Historical Examples

  • The men swarmed up the sides of the Cristobal Colon like cats.

    Young Glory and the Spanish Cruiser

    Walter Fenton Mott

  • "For that—there are not wanting brooms in the house," said Cristobal jovially.

    Dona Perfecta

    B. Perez Galdos

  • Cristobal repeated the words, a soft light stealing over his face.

    Fairy Book

    Sophie May

  • Cristobal arose, and, although still blind, walked in light.

    Fairy Book

    Sophie May

  • When Cristobal said, “Let me see,” he dropped his eye-lids; and what he saw then, no artist can paint.

    Fairy Book

    Sophie May