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Columbian

[kuh-luhm-bee-uh n] /kəˈlʌm bi ən/
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
1750-1760
1750-60; Columbi(a) + -an or Columb(us) + -ian
Related forms
post-Columbian, adjective
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Columbian

/kəˈlʌmbɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the United States
2.
relating to Christopher Columbus
noun
3.
a size of printer's type, approximately equal to 16 point; two-line Brevier
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