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.
'Hang it!' said Bill to himself in the cab, 'I'll go to America!' 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.
"Oh, no!" said Maggie, with some pity; "Columbus was a very wonderful man, who found out half the world, and they put chains on him and treated him very badly, you know; it's in my Catechism of Geography, but perhaps it's rather too long to tell before tea-- I want my tea so ."
The railroad which ran through this section ascended from the south-west to the north-west by Great Island, Columbus, an important Nebraska town, Schuyler, and Fremont, to Omaha.
He had heard of a Spanish ship, which was cast away in 1502, during the lifetime of Columbus. Bovadilla, Roldan, and many other Spaniards were lost in her, together with the immense wealth of which they had robbed the South American kings."
"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." Noting, but apparently not sharing, the astonishment caused by Mr.
ENPNewswire-August 13, 2019--Hilton Columbus Downtown Breaks Ground on 28-Story Tower Expansion; The city's first 1,000-room convention hotel to open in 2022
Monday is Columbus Day, a state and federal holiday marked to honor Christopher Columbus, the explorer credited with colonizing the New World. The holiday first started in 1792 as an Italian-American heritage celebration in New York and was later declared a federal holiday in 1937 by then-President Franklin D.
Why are New York city cops guarding the statue of Christopher Columbus in Midtown, Manhattan 24/7?