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Definition of the noun columbus

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noun - plural: -

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

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  1. Columbus is an American city—the state capital of and largest city in the state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 822,553. It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses a ten county area. Under the Metropolitan Statistical Area model, it is the third largest metropolitan area in Ohio, virtually tied with the Cleveland MSA and slightly behind the Cincinnati MSA.
  2. Columbus is a city in and the county seat of Muscogee County, Georgia, United States, with which it is consolidated. According to the most recent U.S. Census estimates, the city has surpassed the city of Augusta to become Georgia's second largest city with a population of 202,824, while the larger Columbus-Phenix City Metropolitan Area counts 316,554. It joins with the nearby Alabama cities of Auburn and Opelika to form the Columbus-Auburn-Opelika Combined Statistical Area, which had a 2013 population of 501,649. Situated at the heart of the Chattahoochee Valley, Columbus is the fourth largest metropolitan area in the state.
  3. Columbus is a city in and the county seat of Bartholomew County, Indiana, United States. The population was 44,061 at the 2010 census. Located approximately forty miles south of Indianapolis, on the east fork of the White River, it is the state's 20th largest city. It is also the principal city of the Columbus, Indiana, metropolitan statistical area which encompasses all of Bartholomew County.
  4. Columbus is a city in Lowndes County, Mississippi that lies above the Tombigbee River. It is approximately 146 miles northeast of Jackson, 92 miles north of Meridian, 63 miles south of Tupelo, 60 miles northwest of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and 120 miles west of Birmingham, Alabama. The population was 25,944 at the 2000 census. The population was 23,640 at the 2010 census. The population in 2012 was estimated to be 23,452. It is the county seat of Lowndes County and the principal city of the Columbus Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Columbus-West Point Combined Statistical Area. Columbus is also part of the area of northeast Mississippi called The Golden Triangle, consisting of Columbus, West Point and Starkville, in the counties of Lowndes, Clay and Oktibbeha.
  5. Columbus is a city in and the county seat of Platte County, in the state of Nebraska in the Midwestern United States. The population was 22,111 at the 2010 census.
  6. Columbus is a city in Colorado County in southeastern Texas, United States, a part of the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area, 74 miles west of Houston. The population was 4,180 as of the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Colorado County and is located on the Colorado River. The Colorado County Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  7. Columbus is a city in Columbia and Dodge Counties in the south-central part of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 4,991 at the 2010 census. All of this population resided in the Columbia County portion of the city. Columbus is located about 28 miles northeast of Madison on the Crawfish River. It is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. Nearly all of the city is located within the town of Columbus in Columbia County, though a small portion lies within the town of Elba in Dodge County.
  8. Columbus is a village in Luna County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 1,765 at the 2000 census. The town is named after 15th century explorer Christopher Columbus.
  9. Columbus is a town in Polk County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 999 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Polk County.
  10. Columbus is the second largest city and county seat of Cherokee County, Kansas, United States, 15 miles south-southwest of Pittsburg, Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 3,312.
  11. Columbus is a town in and the county seat of Stillwater County, Montana, United States. The population was 1,893 at the 2010 census.
  12. Columbus is a 5th-class city in Hickman County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 170 at the 2010 census, a decline from 229 in 2000.
  13. Columbus is a city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 3,914 at the 2010 census.
  14. Columbus is a city in Burke County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 133 at the 2010 census. Columbus was founded in 1906. Both this town and nearby Larson were named for an early postmaster who served the area, making it possibly the only town so named that was not named for Christopher Columbus.
  15. Columbus is an unincorporated community located within Mansfield Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP Code 08022.
  16. Columbus is a village in Adams County, Illinois, United States. The population was 99 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  17. Columbus is a town in Chenango County, New York, United States. The population was 975 at the 2010 census. Columbus is in the northeast corner of the county and is northeast of Norwich.
  18. Columbus was a borax mining boom town in Esmeralda County. Its remnants are located on the edge of the Columbus Salt Marsh.
  19. Columbus a.k.a. Columbus, Missouri is a township located in Johnson County, Missouri. It includes forty-two square miles.
  20. Columbus is a town in Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 711 at the 2000 census. The City of Columbus lies mostly with the town boundaries.
  21. Columbus a.k.a. Columbus, Arkansas: Columbus is an unincorporated community in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States. Columbus is located on Arkansas Highway 73, 15 miles west-northwest of Hope. Columbus has a post office with ZIP code 71831. Columbus was a farming community up until the 1960s. There was once a bank owned by the Wilson family of Columbus, along with several stores and a school, the most notable store being a general store owned by David Mitchell. The stores have since been torn down. During the 1940s, Columbus school was forced to consolidate with Hope School District. The old gym was recently burnt, leaving only to doorways. Some of the prominent families of Columbus included Caldwell, Wilson, Mitchell, Hawthorne, Downs, and Stuart.

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Phrases with Columbus

Phrases starting with the word Columbus:

  1. columbus day
  2. Columbus Grass

Phrases ending with the word Columbus:

  1. Genus Columbus
  2. Cholus Columbus
  3. Papilio Columbus
  4. Parides Columbus
  5. Tabanus Columbus
  6. Paresmus Columbus
  7. Eurytides Columbus
  8. Passandra Columbus
  9. christopher columbus
  10. Hoplolaimus Columbus
  11. Basirolaimus Columbus
  12. Caenohalictus Columbus
  13. Species Cholus Columbus
  14. Species Papilio Columbus
  15. Species Parides Columbus
  16. Species Tabanus Columbus
  17. Species Paresmus Columbus
  18. Species Eurytides Columbus

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Columbus

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Google previewOhio State University 2012 (2011)

by Gilburt L. Chiang, Rolando Becerra, Adam Jardy

Columbus is a big town with a lot of intersting aspects. It is the capital of...

Google previewImagining Columbus (2016)

The Literary Voyage by I. Stavans

Thus, Columbus is a symbol of the Italian city. Superficially, this poem—only one small vignette in the writer's vast...

The new Columbus is an American, the old is a Genoese.

Google preview100 Things to Do in Columbus Before You Die (2016)

by Jackie Mantey

Columbus is the capital of Ohio and the 15th largest city in the United States.

Google previewThe Coal Trade Journal (1906)

Columbus is an important coal trade center, which we have several times had the pleasure of visiting, and hence we can how review its...

Google previewThe Body Box (2005)

by Lynn Abercrombie

Columbus is the biggest town in the southwestern part of the Georgia, which is not saying much. Southwest Georgia is five times the size of the state of Massachusetts and has a population smaller than, say, Birmingham. The only thing of note ...

Google previewLogic and Lexicon (2013)

The Semantics of the Indefinite by Manfred Pinkal

Columbus was the first ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklore (2006)

by Linda S. Watts

Columbus, Christopher 85 Walsh, Lorena Seebach. From Calabar to Carter's Grove: The History of a Virginia Slave Community. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1997. Colorado folklore See Brown, Margaret Tobin ( Unsinkable ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 7: Foodways by John T. Edge

There is no record of Capsicums, either hot or sweet, in any place outside the Americas until Christopher Columbus brought them to Spain. By the time Europeans arrived in the Americas, Capsicum peppers were being grown and eaten by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nursing Research, Third Edition (2011)

by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, Meredith Kazer, PhD, APRN, A/GNP-BC

BC Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing, College of Nursing, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio Mental Health in Public Sector Primary Care, Mental Health Services Research Ladislav Volicer, MD, PhD Courtesy Full Professor, ...

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Quotes about Columbus

What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it. (Margot Asquith)
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Scrabble value of C3O1L1U1M3B3U1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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