- a large amphitheater in Rome whose construction was begun by Vespasian about AD 75 or 80
"You mean the colosseum?"
Winterbourne, to do him justice, as it were, mentioned to no one that he had encountered Miss Miller, at midnight, in the Colosseum with a gentleman
"To Saint Peter's first, and then to the colosseum," returned Albert
"Well, then," said Franz, "let us to the colosseum."
"Well, Albert," inquired Franz of his companion, "are you still disposed to go to the colosseum by the outer wall?"
The Romans, no doubt, had their colosseum, but I doubt if even the Romans expected to be thrilled so continuously as we do nowadays
Rome is home to some of the marvels of Europe: St Peter's Basilica, the colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps and the Sistine Chapel
He wished to show Albert the Colosseum by moonlight, as he had shown him Saint Peter's by daylight
If they recall the Colosseum.it is only as a showcase for cats more variegated than any fevered artist's mind could imagine(Michael Mewshaw)