coliseum

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From Medieval Latin, from Latin Colosseum, from neuter of colosseus (gigantic), from Ancient Greek κολοσσιαῖος (kolossiaîos), from κολοσσός (kolossós, giant statue)

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coliseum (plural coliseums)

  1. A large theatre, cinema, or stadium: the London Coliseum.