Machu Picchu in Peru is a colossal ruin.
The definition of colossal is something massive in size.
Machu Picchu is an example of a colossal ancient ruin.
- like a colossus in size; huge; gigantic
- astonishingly great; extraordinary: a colossal fool
- Of great size, extent, or amount; immense. See Synonyms at enormous.
- Of great scope or consequence; monumental: a colossal blunder.
Origin of colossalFrench, from Latin colossus, colossus; see colossus.
(comparative more colossal, superlative most colossal)