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Meaning of COLOSSEUM

Pronunciation:  `kâlu'seeum

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  amphitheater in Rome built about AD 75 or 80

COLOSSEUM is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: amphitheater, amphitheatre, capital of Italy, coliseum, Eternal City, Italian capital, Roma, Rome



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Col`os*se"um\, n. [Neut., fr. L. colosseus gigantic.
See {Coliseum}.]
The amphitheater of Vespasian in Rome. [Also written

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