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Spell Check of columbus

Correct spelling: columbus

Common misspellings for columbus:

  • colombus (34%)
  • columbis (8%)
  • colubus (7%)
  • columbas (6%)
  • clumbus (6%)
  • colunbus (6%)
  • coloumbus (5%)
  • colmbus (4%)
  • columus (3%)
  • coumbus (3%)
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Columbus \c(o)-lu-mbus\

Columbus as a boy's name. Variant of the Latin word meaning "dove". Made famous by Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer who discovered America.
Columbano, Columbanus.
Colombo, Colombe.

Examples of usage for columbus:

  1. There's a new French place just down Columbus that needs checking out." "Syndrome" , Thomas Hoover.
  2. I heard that he got a passage home on the Columbus. "At Sunwich Port, Complete" , W.W. Jacobs.
  3. I have quoted in " The Brass Check" a pious editorial from the Los Angeles Times, bidding the mothers of America be happy, because " our boys in France" were safe in the protecting arms of the Y. M. C. A. and the Knights of Columbus. "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society" , Upton Sinclair.

Quotes for columbus:

  1. Marriage commissioners who choose not to marry homosexuals are being fired. A Knights of Columbus chapter in British Columbia is in court because it chooses not allow a lesbian group to use its facility for marriage ceremonies. The list goes on. - Stockwell Day
  2. Columbus only discovered that he was in some new place. He didn't discover America. - Louise Erdrich
  3. Columbus did not seek a new route to the Indies in response to a majority directive. - Milton Friedman
  4. If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock. - Arthur Joseph Goldberg
  5. You can feel as brave as Columbus starting for the unknown the first time you enter a Chinese lane full of boys laughing at you, or when you risk climbing down in a Tibetan pub for a meal of rotten meat. - Ella Maillart