coliseum

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noun col·i·se·um \ˌkä-lə-ˈsē-əm\

Definition of coliseum

  1. 1 capitalized :  colosseum 1

  2. 2 :  a large sports stadium or building designed like the Colosseum for public entertainments

Examples of coliseum in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of coliseum

Medieval Latin Colosseum, Colisseum


First Known Use: circa 1715


COLISEUM Defined for English Language Learners

coliseum

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noun col·i·se·um \ˌkä-lə-ˈsē-əm\

Definition of coliseum for English Language Learners

  • : a large stadium or building for sports or entertainment


COLISEUM Defined for Kids

coliseum

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noun col·i·se·um \ˌkä-lə-ˈsē-əm\

Definition of coliseum for Students

  1. :  a large structure (as a stadium) for athletic contests or public entertainment



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