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Colon

Definition

[n] the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted
[n] a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter)
[n] a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
[n] the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos
[n] the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos

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