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pre-Columbian

[pree-kuh-luhm-bee-uh n] /ˌpri kəˈlʌm bi ən/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the Americas before the arrival of Columbus:
pre-Columbian art; pre-Columbian Indians.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for pre-Columbian

pre-Columbian

adjective
1.
of or relating to the Americas before they were discovered by Columbus
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