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- n. A form of seacoast cannon; a long, chambered gun designed for launching shot or shells with heavy charges of powder, at high angles of elevation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A form of seacoast cannon; a long, chambered gun designed for throwing shot or shells with heavy charges of powder, at high angles of elevation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A heavy castiron smooth-bore cannon of a form introduced by Colonel George Bomford, U. S. A., and used in the war of 1812.
- n. [capitalized] An epic of Columbia, that is, America: used as the title of several poems, as one by J. L. Moore (1798), one, better known, by Joel Barlow (1808), and one in French (La Colombiade) by Madame de Boccage (1756).
From Columbia, i.e. the United States. (Wiktionary)