pre-Columbian

pre-Columbian
pre-Co|lum|bi|an [ ,prikɔ`lʌmbiən ] adjective
relating to the time before 1492 when Columbus came to the Americas:
pre-Columbian Mexican art

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  • pre-Columbian — [prē΄kə lum′bē ən] adj. of any period in the history of the Western Hemisphere before Columbus arrived in America …   English World dictionary

  • Pre-Columbian — The pre Columbian era incorporates all period subdivisions in the history and prehistory of the Americas before the appearance of significant European influences on the American continents. While technically referring to the era before… …   Wikipedia

  • pre-Columbian — adj. before the discovery of America by Columbus. * * * pre Columbian 7 [ˌpriː kəˈlʌmbiən] [ˌpriː kəˈlʌmbiən] adjective connected with N and S America and their cultures before the arrival of Columbus in 1492   Culture: Pre Columbian North… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pre-Columbian — /pree keuh lum bee euhn/, adj. of or pertaining to the Americas before the arrival of Columbus: pre Columbian art; pre Columbian Indians. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • pre-Columbian — UK [ˌpriːkəˈlʌmbɪən] / US [ˌprɪkɔˈlʌmbɪən] adjective relating to the time before 1492 when Columbus came to the Americas pre Columbian Mexican art …   English dictionary

  • pre-Columbian — /ˌpri kəˈlʌmbiən/ (say .pree kuh lumbeeuhn) adjective of, relating to, or belonging to the period before the discovery of America by Columbus: pre Columbian civilisations. {from Christopher Columbus} …  

  • Pre-Columbian Africa-Americas contact theories — propose direct contact or actual migrations by peoples from the continent of Africa with the indigenous peoples of the Americas at some stage during the pre Columbian history of the Americas– that is, earlier than the late 15th century. There is… …   Wikipedia

  • Pre-Columbian Discovery of America —     Pre Columbian Discovery of America     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pre Columbian Discovery of America     Of all the alleged discoveries of America before the time of Columbus, only the bold voyages of exploration of the fearless Vikings to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pre-Columbian art — is the art of Mexico, Central and South America in the time prior to the arrival of European colonizers in the 16th century.Pre Columbian art thrived over a wide timescale, from 1800 BC to AD 1500. Despite the great range and variety of artwork,… …   Wikipedia

  • Pre-Columbian Andalusian-Americas contact theories — Pre Columbian al Andalus contact theories are theories which contend that medieval Muslim explorers from Al Andalus (Islamic Iberia, comprising modern Portugal and Spain) and the Maghreb (Northwest Africa) may have reached the Americas, and… …   Wikipedia

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