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Meaning of COLISEUM

Pronunciation:  `kâli'seeum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held
 

COLISEUM is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: amphitheater, amphitheatre
 
 See Also: arena, bowl, Colosseum, stadium, vomitory

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Col`i*se"um\, n. [NL. (cf. It. coliseo, colosseo), fr.
L. colosseus colossal, fr. colossus a colossus. See
{Colossus}, and cf. {Colosseum}.]
The amphitheater of Vespasian at Rome, the largest in the
world. [Written also {Colosseum}.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agora, amphitheater, arena, athletic field, auditorium, background, bear garden, bowl, boxing ring, bull ring, campus, canvas, circus, cockpit, colosseum, course, field, floor, forum, ground, gym, gymnasium, hall, hippodrome, lists, locale, marketplace, mat, milieu, open forum, palaestra, parade ground, pit, place, platform, precinct, prize ring, public square, purlieu, range, ring, scene, scene of action, scenery, setting, site, sphere, squared circle, stadium, stage, stage set, stage setting, terrain, theater, tilting ground, tiltyard, walk, wrestling ring
 

 

 

 

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