- Colosseum (sense )
- a large building or stadium for sports events, exhibitions, etc.
Origin of ColiseumModern Latin ; from Classical Latin colosseum
A large amphitheater for public sports events, entertainment, or assemblies.
Origin of coliseumMedieval Latin Colis&emacron;um, an amphitheater in Rome, Italy, variant of Latin Coloss&emacron;um, from neuter of coloss&emacron;us, gigantic, from colossus, huge statue; see colossus.
arena of the Colosseum
- A large theatre, cinema, or stadium: the London Coliseum.