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  • proper noun The largest stadium in the Roman empire, located near the center of Rome.

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Examples

  • "The name Colosseum first appears in the Venerable Bede's Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum in the eighth century AD."

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  • "The name Colosseum first appears in the Venerable Bede's Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum in the eighth century AD."

    Crusader Gold

  • The Colosseum is a lasting monument to Rome itself.

    A Wonder From Any Angle

  • In addition to much else, the Colosseum is the tallest structure to survive from classical antiquity.

    A Wonder From Any Angle

  • At 157 feet tall, the Colosseum is the tallest structure to survive from classical antiquity.

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  • Colosseum, which is now lit with different colors.

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  • Probably there were very smart people in ancient Rome who thought that the Colosseum was a waste of money for a bunch of folks who wanted to drink beer in the sun and then realize they had to pee.

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  • The Colosseum was a huge oval, covering six acres with eighty entrances of precious marble facings.

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  • Flavian amphitheatre, which early in the Middle Ages began to be called the Colosseum, is here referred to.

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  • The gigantic edifice, called the Colosseum, in its way as truly typifies Roman architectural genius as the Parthenon represents at its best that of the

    Early European History

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