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Meaning of COLOSSEUM

Pronunciation:  `kâlu'seeum

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

 
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 Related Terms: agora, amphitheater, arena, athletic field, auditorium, background, bear garden, bowl, boxing ring, bull ring, campus, canvas, circus, cockpit, coliseum, 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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