how to pronounce colossus

kəlɑːsəs

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“… with code breaking Colossus is regarded …”

meanings of colossus

noun:

  1. A statue of gigantic size. The name was especially applied to certain famous statues in antiquity, as the Colossus of Nero in Rome and the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
  2. Somebody or something very greatly admired and respected.
  3. Any creature or thing of gigantic size.

words that rhyme with colossus

proboscis