colossæums

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colossæums

  1. plural form of colossæum
    • 1840, Kenelm-Henry Digby, Mores Catholici; or Ages of Faith (Bookers & Dolman), Book X, Chapter XIX, page 625:
      “The Pagans,” as an old Spanish writer observes, “spent their riches in erecting baths, colossæums, pyramids, arches, and those insane edifices which antiquity celebrated.