Definition of Colosseum in English:

Colosseum

Line breaks: Col¦os|seum
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒləˈsiːəm
 
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noun

The name since medieval times of the Amphitheatrum Flavium, a vast amphitheatre in Rome, begun circa 75 ad.

Origin

from Latin, neuter of colosseus 'gigantic', from colossus (see colossus).

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