Christopher Columbus

Definitions

  • If you'll believe me, Christopher Columbus Allen walked right into our kitchen
    If you'll believe me, Christopher Columbus Allen walked right into our kitchen
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Christopher Columbus Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
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Quotations

  • James Joyce
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    “Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America.”

Usage

In literature:

I guess it was an old tree even before Christopher Columbus discovered America.
"Kiddie the Scout" by Robert Leighton
I remember what Miss Allan said when she told us the story of Christopher Columbus.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
And Christopher Columbus was the son of a wool comber, and himself worked before the mast.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
What was the argument of Christopher Columbus?
"Spontaneous Activity in Education" by Maria Montessori
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HIS MONUMENT COLUMBIA.
"The Bondwoman" by Marah Ellis Ryan
Christopher Columbus, another adventurous spirit, owed very little to his schooling.
"The Curse of Education" by Harold E. Gorst
I feel like Christopher Columbus!
"The Boarded-Up House" by Augusta Huiell Seaman
Franklin, dat for Christopher Columbus Franklin.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
Here was a holy revelation, the discovery of a greater world than that of Christopher Columbus!
"La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
Columbus, Christopher, 28, 31, 32, 295, 360.
"The Cathedrals of Northern Spain" by Charles Rudy
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND THE NEW WORLD OF HIS DISCOVERY.
"Titanic" by Filson Young
My dear, there was never an American here since Christopher Columbus slept here when he was a boy.
"Christmas Eve and Christmas Day" by Edward E. Hale
Ovando had been recalled, and Diego Columbus, the son of Christopher, had been appointed, in his stead, governor of Hispaniola.
"Hernando Cortez" by John S. C. Abbott
So he set about learning all he could of that country as far back as the days of Christopher Columbus.
"The Child's Book of American Biography" by Mary Stoyell Stimpson
This will hardly earn him the title of a Christopher Columbus.
"The Golden Age in Transylvania" by Mór Jókai
The game began well enough, because no opposition was raised to such people as Cicero or Christopher Columbus.
"Years of Plenty" by Ivor Brown
The discovery of America by Christopher Columbus is the greatest event of all secular history.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 119, September, 1867" by Various
The only significant history of Cuba begins, therefore, with the landfall of Christopher Columbus upon its shores.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 1" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
Christopher Columbus was playing marbles in Genoa, or helping his father comb wool, then.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
Such a man was Christopher Columbus.
"The Story of American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
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In news:

Replicas of the Nina and the Pinta , two ships used by Christopher Columbus to voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, are docked in Naples at Tin City for a week.
On the day we celebrate today, 520 years thereafter, Christopher Columbus stepped off a frail, water-sodden, scurvy-ridden vessel onto a Bahamian island — which island isn't known — and discovered political correctness.
Revisionism in the case of Christopher Columbus and his exploratory voyages to the so-called New World has been a thriving cottage industry for decades now.
On Oct 8, real Italians took time to salute Christopher Columbus' landmark arrival to the New World with Molinari Sambuca Extra, a real Italian-American tipple.
On Friday, Bolivia's first indigenous president marked the 520th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the New World with a characteristic jab at the United States.
Monday's parade included a float bearing a giant head of Christopher Columbus.
Cypress Bay 33, Christopher Columbus Catholic 13.
LONDON — Had Christopher Columbus been a soccer man, he might never have discovered America.
Christopher Columbus sailed on these ships, the Nina and the Pinta, on his many voyages from Spain to present day North America.
Artist Tatzu Nishi has created a living around Gaetano Russo's 1892 sculpture of explorer Christopher Columbus, which hovers 75 feet above Columbus Circle in Manhattan.
Five hundred and twenty years ago today Christopher Columbus made land fall in the New World.
Christopher Columbus Foreman , 74, passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at his home.
Strymar Livingston of Christopher Columbus High School is seeking a record at the New Balance Games.
1492 Christopher Columbus writes about this marvelous crop.
HUNTINGTON — The age of discovery came to the Tri-State when replicas of two of Christopher Columbus's ships docked at Harris Riverfront Park Tuesday.
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