Definition of Christopher columbus

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

Exact synonyms: Columbus, Cristobal Colon, Cristoforo Colombo
Generic synonyms: Navigator
Derivative terms: Columbian



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Christopher Columbus

Christofascists
Christoffel symbol
Christoffel symbols
Christogram
Christograms
Christological
Christologies
Christologist
Christologists
Christology
Christoph Willibald von Gluck
Christophanies
Christophany
Christopher
Christopher Carson
Christopher Columbus
Christopher Fry
Christopher Isherwood
Christopher Marlowe
Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood
Christs
Christy
Christyn
Chromium
Chron.
Chronicles
Chronoperates
Chronoperates paradoxus
Chronos

Literary usage of Christopher columbus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1893)
"christopher columbus, his life, labors and discoveries. ... Lenei ;, — Writings of christopher columbus descriptive of TJM discovery and occupation of the ..."

2. The Federal and State Constitutions, Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Benjamin Perley Poore, United States, United States Congress. Senate (1877)
"PREROGATIVES GRANTED TO christopher columbus. FERDINAND and ELIZABETH, by the Grace of God, King and Queen of Castile, of Leon, of Arragon, of Sicily, ..."

3. The Federal and State Constitutions, Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Benjamin Perley Poore, United States Congress. Senate (1878)
"PREROGATIVES GRANTED TO christopher columbus. FERDINAND and ELIZABETH, by the Grace of God, King and Queen of Castile, of Leon, of Arragon, of Sicily, ..."

4. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1894)
"THE DISCOVERY OF MAGNETIC DECLINATION MADE BY christopher columbus. ... with change of sign from east to west, is due to christopher columbus, ..."

5. American History Told by Contemporaries by Albert Bushnell Hart (1900)
"Discovery of America (1492) BY christopher columbus ABRIDGED BY LAS CASAS (TRANSLATED BY HL THOMAS, 1880) The journal kept by Columbus, a Genoese navigator ..."

6. Martinique, Guadeloupe, Dominica & St. Lucia Alive! by Lynne M. Sullivan (2000)
"However, others allege that christopher columbus himself landed on Saint Lucia on December 13, 1502. Records show that the island is not within the routes ..."

7. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1905)
"... feature of the city which one usually notes — since it is near both port and railway station — is the impressive monument to christopher columbus. ..."

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