Examples of coliseum in a Sentence
the local coliseum is a standard stop for rock bands on tour
Recent Examples of coliseum from the Web
Thousands of people will pack the coliseum to watch horses and riders in various breeds and skills demonstrations.
History: The coliseum initially served as the home arena for the Western Hockey League's Phoenix Roadrunners and the National Basketball Association's Phoenix Suns.
School officials said major damage was done to the roof of the school's 3,500-seat coliseum.
The storm also damaged the roofs of two residence halls and the sports coliseum at Jacksonville State University, which has about 8,500 students.
Current Use: The coliseum is still used for concerts and rallies.
The coliseum in recent years has added new seating and new loading docks and carried out restroom renovations and interior painting.
Hundreds of millions listened to his sermons on the radio, or on television, or by streaming into coliseums, football stadiums and country churches.
Outside the door is the coliseum — blinding heat, the screaming crowds, the lions.
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Origin and Etymology of coliseum
First Known Use: 1660See Words from the same year
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Definition of coliseum for English Language Learners
: a large stadium or building for sports or entertainment
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