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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

References in classic literature ?
Thank you, my good friend," said the senator, "I must be along, to take the night stage for Columbus.
He had heard of a Spanish ship, which was cast away in 1502, during the lifetime of Columbus.
Monseigneur," said he, "you are going to lose as much time in seeking this lady as Columbus took to discover the new world.
You are a Columbus of science who has discovered a lost world.
Nobody ever HAD built above Fortieth Street--no, says I, nor above the Battery either, before Christopher Columbus discovered America.
Another case, very clearly described by a dentist, occurred at the town of Columbus, in the United States of America, quite recently.
The excursionists will have an opportunity to look over this, the "magnificent city of palaces," and visit the birthplace of Columbus, twelve miles off, over a beautiful road built by Napoleon I.
What imports it whether it is Kepler and the sphere, Columbus and America, a reader and his book, or puss with her tail?
About a quarter-past nine in the morning, they caught a glimpse of some signs of vegetation: herbage floating on that sea of sand, and announcing, as the weeds upon the ocean did to Christopher Columbus, the nearness of the shore--green shoots peeping up timidly between pebbles that were, in their turn, to be the rocks of that vast expanse.
Oh, Christopher Columbus, Christopher Columbus, what did you do when you discovered America?
Oh, you may be perfectly sure that if Columbus was happy, it was not after he had discovered America, but when he was discovering it
You wave an airy adieu to the boys on shore, light your biggest pipe, and swagger about the deck as if you were Captain Cook, Sir Francis Drake, and Christopher Columbus all rolled into one.
During the winter we passed at Columbus I suppose that my father read things aloud to us after his old habit, and that I listened with the rest.
No more doughty nor daring was Columbus, venturing all that he was to the unknown, than was Jerry in venturing this jungle-darkness of black Malaita.
Robert Mosely Maren, a lawyer and litterateur of Columbus, the same who wrote the delightful "Mellowcraft Papers.