Cristobal Colon

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cristobal Colon 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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Usage

In literature:

First among them came the men of the Cristobal Colon, and these were the best looking of all the captives.
"Literature and Life" by William Dean Howells
There is no more line of demarkation between Cristobal and Colon than between Ancon and Panama.
"Zone Policeman 88" by Harry A. Franck
THE SPANISH CRUISER CRISTOBAL COLON.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The Cristobal Colon would have a bad time if the two ships came to close quarters.
"Young Glory and the Spanish Cruiser" by Walter Fenton Mott
Of the Spanish squadron only the "Cristobal Colon" and the "Vizcaya" still survived.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
At the north end of the Zone are the cities of Cristobal and Colon, the latter in Panama.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
Escobar, Cristobal, Jesuit provincial, urges colonization of Colorado River, 304, 307.
"The Colonization of North America" by Herbert Eugene Bolton
Divine Providence reserved this honour and privilege for the Admiral Don Cristobal Colon, and for no other.
"The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci" by Amerigo Vespucci
Unfortunately, Isabel lent her ear to these slanders, and sent Francisco Bobadilla to dismiss Cristobal Colon, and to take his place.
"The Story of Seville" by Walter M. Gallichan
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In news:

A nun holds a portrait of Cuban opposition leader Oswaldo Paya during his funeral ceremony, on July 24, 2012 at Cristobal Colon cemetery in Havana.
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