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Christopher Columbus

Introduction

Columbus, Christopher, Ital. Cristoforo Colombo krēstôˈfōrō kōlômˈbō, Span. Cristóbal Colón krēstōˈbäl kōlōnˈ, 1451–1506, European explorer, b. Genoa, Italy.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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