- Colosseum (sense )
- [c-] 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 Colisēum an amphitheater in Rome, Italy variant of Latin Colossēum from neuter of colossēus gigantic from colossus huge statue ; see colossus .
arena of the Colosseum
- A large theatre, cinema, or stadium: the London Coliseum.