What are Columbus?

  • (noun): A town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Columbus is a Latinized version of the Italian surname "Colombo". It most commonly refers to:

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Upatoi, Georgia - History
... County, Georgia, United States County seat Columbus Cities Columbus Neighborhoods Bibb City Columbus City Custer Terrace Fortson Midland Upatoi Military base Fort Benning Greater ...
The Columbus Citizen-Journal - History
... Operations were moved to nearby Columbus in 1814 after it became the state's new capital ... The rival Columbus Citizen had been founded in 1899 as an independent newspaper not affiliated with a political party ... with the Ohio State Journal to form the Columbus Citizen-Journal ...
Prayer Of Columbus
... "Prayer of Columbus" is a poem written by the late American poet Walt Whitman ... The poem evokes the enterprising spirit of the Christopher Columbus in a God-fearing light, who rediscovered the North American continent in 1492 ... American continent roughly 500 years earlier, Columbus' rediscovery has had a more lasting impact on the colonization trends that continued up until around the onset of World War I ...
Taíno People - Spaniards and Taínos
... Columbus and his crew, landing on an island in the Bahamas on October 12, 1492, were the first Europeans to encounter the Taíno people ... Columbus wrote They traded with us and gave us everything they had, with good will..they took great delight in pleasing us..They are very gentle and without knowledge of what is ... The Taínos called the island Guanahaní which Columbus renamed as San Salvador (Spanish for "Holy Savior") ...
The Columbus Citizen-Journal
... The Columbus Citizen-Journal was a daily morning newspaper in Columbus, Ohio published by the Scripps Howard company ... It was formed in 1959 by the merger of The Columbus Citizen and The Ohio State Journal ... staff in a joint operating agreement with The Columbus Dispatch ...

More definitions of "Columbus":

  • (noun): The state capital of Ohio; located in the center of the state; site of Ohio State University.
    Synonyms: capital of Ohio
  • (noun): A city in western Georgia on the Chattahoochee River; industrial center.

Famous quotes containing the word columbus:

    Why is it that many contemporary male thinkers, especially men of color, repudiate the imperialist legacy of Columbus but affirm dimensions of that legacy by their refusal to repudiate patriarchy?
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955)

    The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.
    —G.C. (Georg Christoph)