HyperDic: columbus

English > 4 senses of the word Columbus:
NOUNlocationColumbus, capital of Ohiothe state capital of Ohio
person Columbus, Christopher Columbus, Cristoforo Colombo, Cristobal ColonItalian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
locationColumbusa town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama
locationColumbusa city in western Georgia on the Chattahoochee River
Columbus > pronunciation
Soundskahlah'mbahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > Columbus: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe state capital of Ohio; located in the center of the state; site of Ohio State University.
Synonymcapital of Ohio
Instance ofstate capitalThe capital city of a political subdivision of a country
Part ofOhio, Buckeye State, OHA midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
PartsOhio State UniversityA university in Columbus, Ohio
Spanishcapital de Ohio, Columbus
English > Columbus: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningItalian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506).
SynonymsChristopher Columbus, Cristoforo Colombo, Cristobal Colon
Instance ofnavigatorIn earlier times, a person who explored by ship
SpanishChristopher Columbus, Colón, Cristobal Colon, Cristóbal Colón, Cristoforo Colombo
CatalanColom, Cristòbal Colom, Cristóbal Colón, Cristòfor Colom
AdjectivesColumbianof or relating to Christopher Columbus
English > Columbus: 4 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofMississippi, Magnolia State, MS, Miss.A state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico
SpanishColumbus
English > Columbus: 4 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA city in western Georgia on the Chattahoochee River; industrial center.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
port of entry, point of entryA port in the United States where customs officials are stationed to oversee the entry and exit of people and merchandise

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