The colosseum is a large theater in Rome that was used for public spectacles. The most famous colosseum was the one built by Emperor Constantine.

  • The colosseum is still used for public spectacles, like concerts and plays.

  • The colosseum is a very large and impressive building.

Definition of colosseum


a large amphitheater in Rome whose construction was begun by Vespasian about AD 75 or 80


amphitheatrum flavium

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Example Sentences for colosseum

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    The floor of the Colosseum was made of wood.

  • 2

    In the distance, the Colosseum and the Arch of Titus are visible.

  • 3

    I move that this article be moved to Colosseum.

  • 4

    A special colosseum was built for the games to be played.

  • 5

    Colosseum remained open at all times.

  • 6

    The group arrive at the colosseum to watch the tournament.

  • 7

    Only the Roman Colosseum and the Capuan Amphitheater are larger.

  • 8

    Thanks for pointing out the misinformation in the article on the Colosseum.

  • 9

    Any noble in a colosseum is worth additional spectators.

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    An inscription on a seat of the Colosseum might be referred to him.