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Noun: Columbus  ku'lúm-bus
  1. A city in western Georgia on the Chattahoochee River; industrial centre
     
  2. A town in eastern Mississippi near the border with Alabama
     
  3. The state capital of Ohio; located in the centre of the state; site of Ohio State University
    - capital of Ohio
     
  4. Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
    - Christopher Columbus, Cristoforo Colombo, Cristobal Colon

Type of: city, metropolis, navigator, point of entry, port of entry, state capital, town, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Buckeye State, Magnolia State, Mississippi, MS, OH, Ohio

Encyclopedia: Columbus, NV