Columbusing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Term spawned by the actions of Christopher Columbus in 1492. Actual origin of the word is unknown as far as first-uttered, but commonly used in the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation.

Noun[edit]

Columbusing (uncountable)

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) The action of driving around a reservation without a license to do so, i.e. driving a vehicle without a drivers' license or valid insurance/registration.
    My friends and I were Columbusing around the Reserve last night.

Verb[edit]

Columbusing

  1. Present participle of Columbus.