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 ◆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 ◆Columbus is the state capital of Ohio.
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