columbus

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legal holiday commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus Columbus Day , Discovery Day , October 12
queen of Castile whose marriage to Ferdinand of Aragon in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and sponsored the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1451-1504) Isabella , Isabella I , Isabella the Catholic , Queen Isabella
Spanish explorer who accompanied Columbus on his second trip in 1493; in 1513 he discovered Florida while searching for the legendary Fountain of Youth (1460-1521) Juan Ponce de Leon , Ponce de Leon
university in Columbus, Ohio Ohio State University
group of islands in northeastern West Indies (east of Puerto Rico) discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493; owned by United States and Britain Virgin Islands
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