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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A plural of colossus.

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  • n. Plural form of colossus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of colossus.

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Examples

  • In order to bring your loved one (a young woman) back to life, you must destroy each of the land's colossi, which is not an easy feat since some of them stand several stories tall.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • The video game, which was released exclusively for Sony's PlayStation 2 in 2005, revolves around a man named Wander who must travel across a cursed wasteland and defeat 16 creatures, known as the colossi, in order to restore the life of a girl.

    Empire Movies

  • The Playstation 2 game focused on young man named Wander who wes sent on a journey on horseback through vast minimalistic landscapes to defeat sixteen beings, simply known as colossi, and restore the life of a girl named Mono.

    /Film

  • Justin Marks is writing the screenplay for the film which revolves around a man named Wander who must travel across a cursed wasteland and defeat 16 creatures, known as the colossi, in order to restore the life of a girl.

    The Hollywood News

  • This did not at all diminish my desire to beat the troublemaker colossi on my own nor did it in any away detract from the overall experience.

    Accessibility, Accessibility, Accessibility

  • Shadow Of The Colossus, meanwhile, has you stalking, clambering on to and killing a series of giant, silent colossi in order to win back the soul of your dead girlfriend; their eventual deaths providing bittersweet moments of victory tinged with sadness.

    This week's new games

  • The colossi of rock, Moai, as the islanders call them, are recognized from a dreadful Kevin Costner film to Gary Larson's comic panels to scores of travel features, as the dour, unblinking symbols of the island.

    Richard Bangs: Skullduggery on Easter Island (Part I of II)

  • The four colossi sat, with hands resting on knees, with arms crumbled quite away, and gazed out upon the river.

    Chapter 12

  • All this I knew -- crumbling colossi and river and sand and sun and brazen sky -- was to pass away in the twinkling of an eye.

    Chapter 12

  • About the feet of the colossi I could make out the creeping forms of beasts that laired in the once proud works of men.

    Chapter 12

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