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[kri-stoh-buh l] /krɪˈstoʊ bəl/
a seaport in Panama at the Atlantic end of the Panama Canal, adjacent to Colón.
Spanish Cristóbal
[krees-taw-bahl] /krisˈtɔ bɑl/ (Show IPA)
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They were two armored cruisers of the Cristobal Colon class and two protected cruisers.

    With the Battle Fleet Franklin Matthews
  • "For that—there are not wanting brooms in the house," said Cristobal jovially.

    Dona Perfecta B. Perez Galdos
  • I saw you, Cristobal, when you came before me with your colored candle, one year ago.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • Cristobal repeated the words, a soft light stealing over his face.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • The Cristobal Colon made a desperate dash for freedom, and was not overtaken until she had gone fifty miles west of Santiago.

  • Cristobal arose, and, although still blind, walked in light.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • Five minutes later the anchor was out of the ground and the Cristobal Colon was adrift and canting.

  • Next day, “golden-sided” Burgundy saw no happier boy than Cristobal.

    Fairy Book Sophie May
  • No untoward incident occurred while the boxes of rifles labeled "Sugar machinery" were being loaded into the Cristobal's hold.

  • He had signalled his name according to the code of the Cristobal.

    Brothers of Peril Theodore Goodridge Roberts

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