Columbian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Columbian of or relating to Christopher Columbus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The smallest stamp in the world was issued in 1863 by the Columbian state of Bolivar and measured 9.5 x 8mm
    • a Columbian Of or pertaining to the United States, or to America.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Columbian Pertaining to Columbia as a poetical name for the United States.
    • Columbian Of or pertaining to Columbus; in ethnology, pertaining to the period of American history beginning with the discovery of the continent by Columbus: called more definitely post-Columbian.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Columbian kō-lum′bi-an pertaining to Columbia, a name of America
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Columbia
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Columbia, America, from Columbus (1447-1506), its discoverer.

Usage

In literature:

If you ask an old British Columbian about Boston Bar, he will, perhaps, tell stories which may seem to put Sacramento in the shade.
"A Tramp's Notebook" by Morley Roberts
The Minnesota state building at the Columbian Exposition was beautifully decorated with it.
"The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier" by Charles E. Flandrau
Another kind of cigars is made of Peruvian or Columbian tobacco.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
Guano coming from these parts is often known as Columbian guano, or according to the name of the State in which it is found.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
Here was housed the Columbian Library which was opened in 1803.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
I was relating the experience of the Columbian.
"Child and Country" by Will Levington Comfort
They were especially numerous in the Princess Pats, the British Columbian and Western Regiments.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
At the Columbian Exposition, of 1893, one of the striking exhibits in the Agricultural Building set this forth in detail.
"Little Masterpieces of Science:" by Various
It was voted to call an international suffrage meeting at Chicago during the Columbian Exposition.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
In October Frank decided on another vacation and went to Chicago to see the Columbian Exposition.
"The 1893 Duryea Automobile In the Museum of History and Technology" by Don H. Berkebile
COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION, beginning of A.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper
The nucleus of its great collection was formed by various exhibits of the Columbian Exposition which were presented to it.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
Major, Mr., on Pre-Columbian discoveries of America, and site of the Greenland colonies, 35, 36.
"The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West" by Robert E. Anderson
It was the site of the world's Columbian Exposition.
"Dorothy's Tour" by Evelyn Raymond
The first prize winner got 25 correct answers; the second, 24; the third, 23, and the Columbian half-dollar winners, 22 and 21.
"Harper's Round Table, May 14, 1895" by Various
It is reported that nearly all of the Columbian stamps on sale at Washington have been disposed of, only a few values being left.
"Harper's Round Table, May 28, 1895" by Various
THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
It is well to present the account of the pre-Columbian history of the Mayas as given by Cogolludo.
"History of the Spanish Conquest of Yucatan and of the Itzas" by Philip Ainsworth Means
The Columbian World's Fair of 1893 astonished the world with its beauty, its perfection of artistic skill and taste.
"With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 2" by Various
I went in with Majendie of the Atlantic Trust, Ryerson of the Columbian, and Dryser of the Seaboard Trust.
"Making Money" by Owen Johnson
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In poetry:

In Columbian forest's shadow,
On the plain, the field, the meadow,
The purple current ceaseth never—
The voice of blood is sounding ever.
"The Voice of Blood" by Janet Hamilton
Columbian dames! do ye sustain your part?
The weeping, blushing blood of woman's heart,
Say—does it pulse your veins and dye with shame
Your blushing cheeks at Butler's branded name?
"Civil War In America--Expostulation" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

Newsman's 57-year career included 37 years at The Columbian.
Tom Koenninger, whose a 57-year career as a reporter, editor and columnist included 37 years at The Columbian, died Thursday evening.
Thanks to Columbian reader Jimmy Tee for sending us this photo from last Saturday's Brigade Encampment during Get Outdoors Day at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site.
Prominent Columbians lobby for changes to Stephens' exile order.
A recent Columbian story featuring local cancer survivor LaDonna Lopossa noted the 10th anniversary of FDA approval of the cancer-fighting drug Gleevec.
Photos by Steven Lane/The Columbian.
The forums are moderated by Columbian staff and our community guidelines and terms of service still apply.
To participate, login with your Columbian.com ID or register for an account at Columbian.com.
Columbian staff members create new forum threads.
It was a perfect day in the pool for Columbian.
On the girls side, Columbian topped Upper Sandusky, 116-82, and edged out Galion 99-97.
Photos by Steven Lane/The Columbian Fabricator Justin Smith trims an opening for a cooktop in a slab of Alaskan white granite.
This image of Columbian photographer Steve Lane's dog Cooper, an Australian cattle dog mix, is an example of a photo that could make it on the cover of a homemade calendar.
EVP and COO, Columbian Mutual Life Insurance Company.
Dave Kern Columbian staff write.
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In science:

Also, lateral structures have been proposed, based on a Columbian barrier generated by a lateral p-n junction, which is easier to control by the gate electrode ,.
The calculus of the electric potential and field intensity in multiple electrodes lateral tunneling transistors with double gate
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