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colon (plural: colons or obsolete: cola)

  1. (grammar) The punctuation mark ":" introducing a quotation or a series of items, or separating clauses.
  2. (anatomy) The final segment of the digestive system, after (distal to) the ileum and before (proximal to) the anus
  3. A rhetorical figure consisting of a clause which is grammatically, but not logically, complete.

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Punctuation

( ( ) ) ( [ ] ) ( { } ) ( )
  • colon ( : )

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colon m. inv.

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) colon

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