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COLON noun

Definition of colon (noun)

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

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