Definition of columna
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Orthography ID = 1003038
1.
LEM
columna, columnae
2 CEL-
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a column, pillar, post
  2. [esp.] Columna Maenia, in the Forum Romanum, beside which sat the tresviri capitales
  3. as the sign of a bookseller's shop
  4. since pillars were set up for landmarks
Abbreviations
columna ae, f 2 CEL-, a column, pillar, post: columnam efficere: columnae templa sustinent: ad perpendiculum columnas exigere.

— Poet.: ne pede proruas Stantem columnam, i. e. destroy the city, H.

—Esp.. Columna Maenia, in the Forum Romanum, beside which sat the tresviri capitales

— hence, ad columnam pervenire: ad columnam adhaerescere, i. e. fall into the hands of the jailers.

—As the sign of a bookseller's shop: non concessere columnae, H.

—Since pillars were set up for landmarks: Columnae Protei (i. e. fines Aegypti), V.: Herculis columnae, i. e. Calpe and Abyla, Ta.
 
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