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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.
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