Columbus Definition

kə-lŭmbəs
proper name
(It. name Cristoforo Colombo; Sp. name Cristóbal Colón) 1451?-1506; It. explorer in the service of Spain: discovered America (1492)
Webster's New World
Capital of Ohio, in the central part.
Webster's New World
City in W Ga., on the Chattahoochee River.
Webster's New World
pronoun
A male given name.
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Christopher Columbus (1451?-1506), Italian explorer of the Americas.

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One of various cities, towns and villages in the USA, among others the capital of Ohio.

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A city of western Georgia on the Chattahoochee River south-southwest of Atlanta. Settled in 1828 on the site of a Creek village, it is a port of entry and major industrial center.
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A city of south-central Indiana south-southeast of Indianapolis. Founded in 1820, it is known for its modern architecture.
American Heritage
The capital of Ohio, in the central part of the state on the Scioto River. Laid out as the capital in 1812, it is a major commercial center and the seat of The Ohio State University (established 1873).
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Origin of Columbus

  • From Latin columbus (“a dove”)

    From Wiktionary

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