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pre–Columbian

adjective pre–Co·lum·bi·an \ˌprē-kə-ˈləm-bē-ən\

Definition of PRE-COLUMBIAN

:  preceding or belonging to the time before the arrival of Columbus in America

First Known Use of PRE-COLUMBIAN

1888

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