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kəˈlʌm bəsColum·bus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Columbus, capital of Ohionoun

    the state capital of Ohio; located in the center of the state; site of Ohio State University

  2. Columbus, Christopher Columbus, Cristoforo Colombo, Cristobal Colonnoun

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

  3. Columbusnoun

    a town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama

  4. Columbusnoun

    a city in western Georgia on the Chattahoochee River; industrial center

Wiktionary

  1. Columbusnoun

    Christopher Columbus (1451?-1506), Italian explorer of the Americas.

    Etymology: From columbus

  2. Columbusnoun

    One of various cities in the USA, among others the capital of Ohio.

    Etymology: From columbus

  3. Columbusnoun

    A male given name from Latin.

    Etymology: From Latin columbus ("a dove") . The verb is a reference to the Italian explorer.

  4. Columbusnoun

    A surname.

    Etymology: From Latin columbus ("a dove") . The verb is a reference to the Italian explorer.

  5. Columbusnoun

    Christopher Columbus, Italian explorer of the Americas.

    Etymology: From Latin columbus ("a dove") . The verb is a reference to the Italian explorer.

  6. Columbusnoun

    The capital city of Ohio, United States and the county seat Franklin County.

    Etymology: From Latin columbus ("a dove") . The verb is a reference to the Italian explorer.

  7. Columbusnoun

    Any of various cities, towns and villages in the United States. A city, the county seat of Muscogee County, Georgia, United States, with which it is consolidated. A village in Adams County, Illinois, United States. A city, the county seat of Bartholomew County, Indiana, United States. A city, the county seat of Cherokee County, Kansas, United States. A tiny home rule city in Hickman County, Kentucky, United States. A small city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States. A city, the county seat of Lowndes County, Mississippi, United States. An unincorporated community in Johnson County, Missouri, United States. A town, the county seat of Stillwater County, Montana, United States. A city, the county seat of Platte County, Nebraska, United States. An unincorporated community in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. A village in Luna County, New Mexico, United States. A town in Chenango County, New York, United States. A town, the county seat of Polk County, North Carolina, United States. A tiny city in Burke County, North Dakota, United States. A small city, the county seat of Colorado County, Texas, United States. A small city in Columbia County and Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States. A town in Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States.

    Etymology: From Latin columbus ("a dove") . The verb is a reference to the Italian explorer.

Freebase

  1. COLUMBUS

    COLUMBUS is a computational chemistry software suite for calculating ab initio molecular electronic structures, designed as a collection of individual programs communicating through files. The programs focus on extended multi-reference calculations of atomic and molecular ground and excited states. Besides standard classes of reference wave functions such as CAS and RAS, calculations can be performed with selected configurations. It makes use of the atomic orbital integrals and gradient routines from the DALTON program. The program is available free of charge under license. COLUMBUS is frequently used for nonadiabatic problems because of its ability to calculate MRCI nonadiabatic coupling vector analytically.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Columbus

    capital of Ohio, U.S., a manufacturing town.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Columbus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Columbus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Columbus in a Sentence

  1. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    it was my trench town reggae in the music of the rasta messengers like-burning spear- culture(joseph hill)- and others that taught the world that- christopher columbus was a liar. He did not discover jamaica nor america. So why are we still honoring him today?

  2. Deborah Birx:

    There are cities that are lagging behind and we have new increases in Miami, New Orleans, Las Vegas, San Jose, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Cleveland, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Columbus, and Baltimore, so we're tracking this very closely.

  3. Andrew Ginther:

    It’s a tragic day in the city of Columbus. It's a horrible, heartbreaking situation, the city of Columbus lost a [16-year-old] girl today. We know based on this footage, the officer took action to protect another young girl in our community. But a family is grieving tonight. And this young [16-year-old] girl will never be coming home.

  4. Margot Asquith:

    What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.

  5. Carl Sagan:

    But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.

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