Incorrect spelling, explanation: we don’t spell this word
coloumn since the right form column comes from Latin columnus. The mistake is probably made because of British spelling of colour, however this -our ending in British spelling is only for consonant r at the end. Because of this column is the correct spelling.
Correct spelling, explanation: column is the correct way to spell, because the word comes from Latin columnus. The misspelling
coloumn is probably due to the rule of British English spelling of the -our ending (like in colour or favour). However this only applies to ending with r so not for column.
Definition of column:
noun, in architecture a decorative pole to support the building; a formation of things or people
What a beautiful column! It must be very old.
The military column marching at the parade last week was really impressive!
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