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  • n. The currency of Costa Rica, divided into 100 céntimos.

Etymologies

From Spanish after Christopher Colombus, or Cristóbal Colón. (Wiktionary)

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  • Of course, this refers to Cristobal Colón (aka Christopher Columbus). But sometimes that accent gets omitted, to hilarious effect (if you have the soul of an 8-year old, like me):

    HOTEL COLON

    August 16, 2008