Definition of Colosseum in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkɒləˈsiːəm/


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


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

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