Definition of “colossus” - English Dictionary


“colossus” in American English

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colossusnoun [ C ]

us /kəˈlɑs·əs/ plural colossi /kəˈlɑsˌɑɪ/

a very large statue, or fig. someone or something that is very great in size or importance:

a marble colossus from the sixth century B.C.
fig. He talked about the emerging colossus of the Internet.

(Definition of “colossus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)