[kri-stoh-buh l]


a seaport in Panama at the Atlantic end of the Panama Canal, adjacent to Colón.

Spanish Cris·tó·bal [krees-taw-bahl] /krisˈtɔ bɑl/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cristobal

Historical Examples of cristobal

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

  • "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