Columbian

Columbian

[kuh-luhm-bee-uhn]
adjective
1.
Literary. pertaining to America or the United States.
2.
pertaining to Christopher Columbus.
noun
3.
Printing. a 16-point type of a size between English and great primer.

Origin:
1750–60; Columbi(a) + -an or Columb(us) + -ian

post-Columbian, adjective
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Columbian (kəˈlʌmbɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the United States
2.  relating to Christopher Columbus
 
n
3.  a size of printer's type, approximately equal to 16 point; two-line Brevier

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