Christopher Columbus

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Noun1.Christopher Columbus - Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)Christopher Columbus - Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
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Thus, if I believe that Columbus crossed the Atlantic in 1492, the "objective" of my belief is Columbus's actual voyage, and the "reference" of my belief is the relation between my belief and the voyage--that relation, namely, in virtue of which the voyage makes my belief true (or, in another case, false).
The director of her conscience was astounded at having the case presented to him thus with the simplicity of Columbus' egg.
During Columbus's lifetime, knowledge of our world increased enormously.
A Synoptic Edition of the Log of Columbus's First Voyage (Repertorium Columbianum, 6.
Nearly 500 years after his historic voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus's accepted point of arrival has shifted.
As of the close of business on June 2, 2009, Columbus's share transfer books will close and the NYSE Amex will suspend trading.
Columbus") (NYSE Amex: BUS, BUS-U, BUS-WT) announced today that it has cancelled the special meeting of its stockholders to vote on the proposed amendments to Columbus's certificate of incorporation to extend the date by which Columbus must complete a business combination before it is required to liquidate (the "Extension Amendment"), which had been scheduled for 12:00 p.
Columbus has filed preliminary proxy materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") in connection with the solicitation of Columbus's stockholders to approve the Extension Amendments at a special meeting of stockholders.
Columbus" or "the Company") (NYSE Alternext US: BUS, BUS-U, BUS-WT) today announced that the upcoming meeting of stockholders to vote on the previously announced proposed acquisition of Integrated Drilling Equipment Company ("IDE") will also serve as Columbus's annual meeting of stockholders.
This all-new hotel is Columbus's new "hotspot," perfectly situated just minutes from downtown Columbus, Easton Town Center and Ohio State University.

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