AskDefine | Define coliseum

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coliseum n : an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held [syn: amphitheater, amphitheatre]

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

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Colosseum (or coliseum as it is often spelled) may refer to:




coliseum in German: Colosseum
coliseum in French: Colosseum
coliseum in Japanese: コロシアム
coliseum in Norwegian: Colosseum (andre betydninger)
coliseum in Finnish: Colosseum (täsmennyssivu)
coliseum in Swedish: Colosseum (olika betydelser)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

agora, amphitheater, arena, athletic field, auditorium, background, bear garden, bowl, boxing ring, bull ring, campus, canvas, circus, cockpit, colosseum, course, field, floor, forum, ground, gym, gymnasium, hall, hippodrome, lists, locale, marketplace, mat, milieu, open forum, palaestra, parade ground, pit, place, platform, precinct, prize ring, public square, purlieu, range, ring, scene, scene of action, scenery, setting, site, sphere, squared circle, stadium, stage, stage set, stage setting, terrain, theater, tilting ground, tiltyard, walk, wrestling ring
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