Columbus

biographical name Co·lum·bus \ kə-ˈləm-bəs \

Definition of Columbus

Christopher or Italian Christoforo Colombo play \kə-ˈləm-(ˌ)bō\ or Spanish Cristóbal Colón play \kə-ˈlōn\ 1451–1506 Genoese navigator and explorer for Spain

Columbus

geographical name Co·lum·bus \ kə-ˈləm-bəs \

Definition of Columbus

1 city on the Chattahoochee River in western Georgia population 189,885
2 city in south central Indiana population 44,061
3 city in eastern Mississippi population 23,640
Note: Columbus served as temporary capital of Mississippi in 1863 when Jackson was occupied by Union troops.
4 city on the Scioto River in central Ohio population 787,033
Note: Columbus is the state capital of Ohio.

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