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Synonyms of colon

Noun


1. colon, large intestine

usage: the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted

2. colon, El Salvadoran colon, El Salvadoran monetary unit

usage: the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos

3. colon, Costa Rican colon, Costa Rican monetary unit

usage: the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos

4. Colon, Aspinwall

usage: a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal

5. colon, punctuation, punctuation mark

usage: a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter)

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