coliseum

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col·i·se·um

noun \ˌkä-lə-ˈsē-əm\

: a large stadium or building for sports or entertainment

Full Definition of COLISEUM

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capitalized :  colosseum 1
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:  a large sports stadium or building designed like the Colosseum for public entertainments

Examples of COLISEUM

  1. <the local coliseum is a standard stop for rock bands on tour>

Origin of COLISEUM

Medieval Latin Colosseum, Colisseum
First Known Use: circa 1715

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