Associations to the word «Columbian»


COLUMBIAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to Christopher Columbus, the discoverer of America, or his life or time.
COLUMBIAN, adjective. Of or from any of the places called Columbia.
COLUMBIAN, adjective. (dated or poetic) American, from the United States of America
COLUMBIAN, adjective. Misspelling of Colombian.
COLUMBIAN, noun. An inhabitant of any place called Columbia.
COLUMBIAN, noun. (dated or poetic) Alternative term for American, a person from the United States of America.
COLUMBIAN, noun. A stamp from the Columbian Issue stamps.
COLUMBIAN, noun. (uncountable) (US printing) (dated) A size of type between English and great primer, standardized as 16-point.
COLUMBIAN, noun. Misspelling of Colombian.
COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE, proper noun. (history) The widespread transfer of animals, plants, culture, human populations, communicable diseases, technology and ideas between the American and Afro-Eurasian hemispheres in the 15th and 16th centuries, related to European colonization and trade after Christopher Columbus' 1492 voyage.
COLUMBIAN MAMMOTH, noun. An extinct species of mammoth, Mammuthus columbi, from Pleistocene North America.
COLUMBIAN MAMMOTHS, noun. Plural of Columbian mammoth

Dictionary definition

COLUMBIAN, adjective. Of or relating to Christopher Columbus.

Wise words

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