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Spell Check of columbus

Correct spelling: columbus

Common misspellings for columbus:

  • colombus (34%)
  • columbis (8%)
  • colubus (7%)
  • columbas (6%)
  • colunbus (6%)
  • clumbus (6%)
  • coloumbus (5%)
  • colmbus (4%)
  • columus (3%)
  • coumbus (3%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
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Columbus

  \c(o)-lu-mbus\
 

Meaning: dove

Origin: Latin

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

Sounds Like: Columbano, Columbanus.

Variants: 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.

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