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noun as in arena for events

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A small brook churned out from below the mossy coliseum of rock, and a groundhog rustled nearby in the grass.

Doors have been propped or left open in this “large, porous public venue,” as Arizona’s elections director described the coliseum.

That's a six-week extension past the initial deadline that recall workers, led by the firm Cyber Ninjas, were given for use of an indoor coliseum.

Approximately 2,500 fans will be allowed to attend each session at the coliseum, which has a capacity of around 21,000 for basketball.

As the Roman emperors knew during the staging of the gladiator games at the Coliseum, so FIFA knows now: The mob must be appeased.

An alert is in place after shots were fired near the Coliseum parking lot.

A freshman walking near Cassell Coliseum gasped to happen upon the officer bleeding on the pavement.

“She may never climb out of this coliseum,” he tells The Daily Beast.

Gotham Book Mart closed in 2006; Coliseum Books met a similar fate in 2007.

Look at what Turner will do when his cue is masonry,—in the Coliseum.

He ran as fast as he could, and found himself at length in the Coliseum.

Follow with papers on the Roman games; at the dedication of the Coliseum these lasted a hundred days.

An extract of a private letter from Rome states that the Coliseum is in process of restoration.

Nan had her sight of the Coliseum by moonlight, and was stirred to the depths by the grandeur and solemnity of the scene.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coliseum, such as: amphitheater, bowl, hippodrome, stadium, theater, and open-air theater.

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