Coliseum
Coliseum Col`i*se"um, n. [NL. (cf. It. coliseo, colosseo), fr. L. colosseus colossal, fr. colossus a colossus. See {Colossus}, and cf. {Colosseum}.] The amphitheater of Vespasian at Rome, the largest in the world. [Written also {Colosseum}.] [1913 Webster] ||

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