noun/nombre (plural -suses or, -si /-saɪ/)
- (statue, giant) coloso (masculine)More example sentences
More example sentences
- We sit astride the globe like a mighty colossus.
- The Colossus was built by Chares of Lindus in 280 BCE to celebrate the Rhodian victory over the Macedonians and to thank the god Helios for protecting them.
- The Colossus of Rameses is an enormous statue carved in limestone.
- Though only a provincial leader, she is, in the words of a political commentator, ‘a colossus who dominates national politics’.
- One might have thought such an unlikely colossus of Australian political history would have encouraged a few level-headed intellectuals and journalists to write a serious biography.
- Brown's speech last week confirmed him as a political colossus.
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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them.