Associations to the word «Columbus»


COLUMBUS, proper noun. A male given name.
COLUMBUS, proper noun. A surname​.
COLUMBUS, proper noun. Christopher Columbus (1451?-1506), Italian explorer of the Americas.
COLUMBUS, proper noun. One of various cities, towns and villages in the USA, among others the capital of Ohio.
COLUMBUS, verb. (possibly dated) To explore; to go around exploring, to go around as an explorer.
COLUMBUS DAY, proper noun. A US national holiday celebrated on the second Monday in October, for Christopher Columbus' discovery.
COLUMBUS EGG, noun. A hard-boiled egg cut in half and filled with a mixture of its yolk with ham, cream, and nutmeg.
COLUMBUS EGGS, noun. Plural of Columbus egg

Dictionary definition

COLUMBUS, noun. The state capital of Ohio; located in the center of the state; site of Ohio State University.
COLUMBUS, noun. Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506).
COLUMBUS, noun. A town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama.
COLUMBUS, noun. A city in western Georgia on the Chattahoochee River; industrial center.

Wise words

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Stephen King