Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search

Meaning of "Columbus Day" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF COLUMBUS DAY

Columbus Day play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COLUMBUS DAY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Columbus Day is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COLUMBUS DAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Columbus Day

Columbus Day

Many countries in the New World and elsewhere celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas, which happened on October 12, 1492, as an official holiday. The landing is celebrated as Columbus Day in the United States, as Día de la Raza in many countries in Latin America, as Discovery Day in the Bahamas, as Día de la Hispanidad and Fiesta Nacional in Spain, as Día del Respeto a la Diversidad Cultural in Argentina, and as Día de las Américas in Belize and Uruguay. These holidays have been celebrated unofficially since the late 18th century, and officially in various areas since the early 20th century.

Definition of Columbus Day in the English dictionary

The definition of Columbus Day in the dictionary is Oct 12, a legal holiday in most states of the US: the date of Columbus' landing in the West Indies in 1492.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COLUMBUS DAY

Colum
Columba
Columbae
columbaria
columbarium
columbary
columbate
Columbia
Columbian
columbic
columbine
columbite
columbium
columbous
Columbus

WORDS THAT END LIKE COLUMBUS DAY

Christmas Day
Father´s Day
Guy Fawkes Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Lammas Day
Last Day
Lord´s Day
May Day
Memorial Day
Midsummer´s Day
Mother´s Day
New Year´s Day
Orangeman´s Day
Saint Patrick´s Day
Saint Swithin´s Day
Saint Valentine´s Day
Thanksgiving Day
the Lord´s Day
Veterans Day

Synonyms and antonyms of Columbus Day in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Columbus Day» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF COLUMBUS DAY

Find out the translation of Columbus Day to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Columbus Day from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Columbus Day» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

哥伦布日
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Día de la Raza
570 millions of speakers

English

Columbus Day
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कोलंबस दिवस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يوم كولومبوس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

День Колумба
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Dia de Colombo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কলম্বাস দিবস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Columbus Day
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

hari Columbus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Columbus Day
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コロンブス記念日
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

콜럼버스의 날
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Columbus Day
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngày Columbus
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொலம்பஸ் நாள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोलंबस दिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Columbus Günü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Columbus Day
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Columbus Day
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

день Колумба
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Ziua lui Columb
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ημέρα του Κολόμβου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Columbus Day
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Columbus Day
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Columbus Day
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Columbus Day

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COLUMBUS DAY»

The term «Columbus Day» is regularly used and occupies the 84.282 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Regularly used
61
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «Columbus Day» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of Columbus Day
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Columbus Day».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COLUMBUS DAY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Columbus Day» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Columbus Day» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Columbus Day

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COLUMBUS DAY»

Discover the use of Columbus Day in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Columbus Day and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Columbus Day
Discusses how the achievements of the man credited with discovering America led to the present-day celebration of his landing in the New World.
Dennis B. Fradin, 1990
2
Columbus Day
Introduces Columbus Day, discusses the explorations of Columbus, and describes how the holiday named for him is celebrated.
Christina Mia Gardeski, 2001
3
Columbus Day
Introduces Columbus Day, explaining the historical events behind it, how it became a holiday, and how it is observed.
Mir Tamim Ansary, 2006
4
Columbus Day: poems, drawings and stories about American ...
This book features Jimmie Durham's poems, prose, drawings, and speeches, giving an overview of his place in his society, world society, time, and history.
Jimmie Durham, 1983
5
Columbus Day
Relates the story of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus and gives the history of Columbus Day.
Vicki Liestman, 1991
6
Columbus Day
An introduction to the Columbus Day holiday, including its history and the way it is celebrated.
Julie Murray, 2010
7
Columbus Day
Simple text, photographs, and illustrations introduce the history and traditions of Columbus Day in the United States.
Robin Nelson, 2009
8
Columbus Day: Celebrating a Famous Explorer
Provides information on Christopher Columbus and his journeys to the New World, and looks at how Columbus Day is celebrated around the country.
Elaine Landau, 2001
9
Celebrating Columbus Day
Learn about this famous explorer who crossed the Atlantic Ocean to reach the Americas.
Elaine Landau, 2012
10
Columbus Day
Discusses why and how Columbus Day is celebrated and highlights the life and voyages of the famous explorer.
Cass R. Sandak, 1990

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COLUMBUS DAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Columbus Day is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Opinion: A glimpse at what America could look like in 2040 if libs …
In my day, we celebrated the Fourth of July, Presidents Day, Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Columbus Day and Flag Day. We celebrated great ... «BizPac Review, Jul 15»
2
New petition to repeal the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act of 2011
Fouts says he supports fireworks on the Fourth of July, but the law also permits them on Labor Day, Columbus Day and even Christmas Eve. «WXYZ, Jul 15»
3
Daycare Owner Promises to Pay Workers, Says She Fell Behind …
SOUTH COLUMBUS (Rob Wells) -- Crystal Logan says she promises to get more than 60 employees of a Columbus day care center the back ... «ABC6OnYourSide.com, Jul 15»
4
City to debate Confederate memorial's fate
While Columbus Day, a federal holiday, will be observed Oct. 12, a suggestion has been made to proclaim it All People's Day or Indigenous ... «Helena Independent Record, Jul 15»
5
Massachusetts beaches in Boston
Run by Department of Conservation and Recreation and open Memorial Day to Columbus Day. Showers, changing rooms, bathrooms. «MassLive.com, Jul 15»
6
Modernism Week Fall Preview Tickets Go On Sale Aug. 1
Modernism Week will host its Fall Preview over the Columbus Day holiday weekend, Oct. 9-12, in the Greater Palm Springs area, and tickets go on sale Aug. 1. «Palm Springs Life, Jul 15»
7
Massachusetts Cape Cod beaches
Open through Columbus Day weekend. Lifeguard, swimming, food concession, restrooms, electricity, water and parking available. Parking is ... «MassLive.com, Jul 15»
8
Students need more class time not more holidays (commentary)
10/12/15 - Columbus Day. Schools closed/no instruction takes place this day. Mid October - PSAT Day. Many classes are cancelled due to the ... «SILive.com, Jul 15»
9
MWUSC GU10 Crusaders Purple are the State champions
First place at the MWUSC Columbus Day tournament (October 2014). Congratulations to the girls and coaches on their exceptional season. «The Photo News, Jul 15»
10
Italian-American club makes plans for parade
... are vying to be the location for a statewide Columbus Day parade in October 2016, according to a news release from the Hilton Head club. «Hilton Head Island Packet, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Columbus Day [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/columbus-day>. Oct 2020 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z