Cristoforo Colombo

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cristoforo Colombo 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:

Among the advocates of the western route was a Genoese mariner by the name of Cristoforo Colombo.
"The Story of Mankind" by Hendrik van Loon
As for Cristoforo Colombo, Italian shipmaster, he had, it was true, old sea wisdom.
"1492" by Mary Johnston
Colombo, Cristoforo, 717 ff.
"The Complete Opera Book" by Gustav Kobbé
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In news:

The Cristoforo Colombo Society announces the honorees for the annual Columbian Award Dinner Dance to be held on Saturday, Oct 13, in the Society's Banquet Hall, 2223 Pine Ave, Niagara Falls.
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