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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A large building or stadium for sports events or shows.

Usage examples (37)
  • The international football game was played in the big coliseum.
  • When the tickets arrived, we called the coliseum to see which group of tickets were the best seats.
  • Great day but bad venue - sorry but the coliseum is a barn.
  • The afternoon practice at the coliseum was a big plus for the team. for more
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  • The "Colosseum" was an ancient amphitheatre in Rome, while a "coliseum" is a large stadium.
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