Columbus


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Synonyms for Columbus

the state capital of Ohio

Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)

a town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama

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This craze could not last, of course, but it lasted beyond our stay in Columbus, which ended with the winter, when the Legislature adjourned, and my father's employment ceased.
The exact words probably which Columbus had used, talking the thing over with his wife.
I may believe that Columbus crossed the Atlantic, that all Cretans are liars, that two and two are four, or that nine times six is fifty-six; in all these cases the believing is just the same, and only the contents believed are different.
That all men are mortal," "that Columbus discovered America," "that Charles I died in his bed," "that all philosophers are wise," are propositions.
We went to Columbus in early March and as soon as the days became warm I went to work in the garden.
Do you suppose Christopher Columbus would have taken all that trouble just to go to the Opera with the Selfridge Merrys?
Here is a crumbling wall that was old when Columbus discovered America; was old when Peter the Hermit roused the knightly men of the Middle Ages to arm for the first Crusade; was old when Charlemagne and his paladins beleaguered enchanted castles and battled with giants and genii in the fabled days of the olden time; was old when Christ and his disciples walked the earth; stood where it stands today when the lips of Memnon were vocal and men bought and sold in the streets of ancient Thebes!
Robert Mosely Maren, a lawyer and litterateur of Columbus, the same who wrote the delightful "Mellowcraft Papers.
The shot caught the unsuspecting stick shaft of Columbus center Mike Sillinger and deflected past Denis.
NEW YORK & HOUSTON -- Columbus Acquisition Corp.
Along the Upper West Side's most recognized retail corridor, Columbus Avenue from West 67th to West 82nd Street, 14 new stores have already opened within the past year, and one more has signed a lease for a May 2005 opening, replacing several longtime occupants, announces Barbara Adler, executive director of the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District (BID).
As announced on December 15, 2008, Columbus entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire privately-held IDE, a vertically-integrated provider of a complete range of products and services that cover all aspects of the design, manufacturing, refurbishing, reconfiguring, and field servicing of land-based drilling rigs, rig parts, and rig control systems.
The Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District announces the recent opening of nine new stores on the avenue within the past six months, representing a diverse group of retailers relocating to Manhattan's Upper West Side on Columbus Avenue between 67th and 82nd Streets, announces Barbara Adler, executive director of the BID.
SANTA CLARITA - Often seen serving as honor guards, wearing elaborate capes and plumed hats at civic and religious functions such as the Fourth of July parade, weddings and funerals, fourth-degree Knights of Columbus foster their patriotic spirit by displaying love and loyalty to their country.