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Synonyms for Colosseum

a large amphitheater in Rome whose construction was begun by Vespasian about AD 75 or 80

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See the Colisseum in Rome, from pounds 256 Head for New York on a US tour
At a recent Colisseum gig, the group couldn't believe it when Specials star Neville Staples joined them on stage.
Before deification he had probably been a bouncer at the Colisseum nightclub.
At the Colisseum Roberto Clemente in San Juan, the Puerto Rico chapter held a softball game with the TV Channel-4 Team.
You can't go to Paris and not see the Eiffel Tower, to Athens and not see the Acropolis, to Florida and not see Disneyland or to Rome without seeing the Colisseum.
Catch the band tonight at Coventry Colisseum, a lastminute change of venue from Birmingham's Sanctuary.
Daily excursions were good value and we jumped at the chance to visit the ancient Roman city of Carthage, Barcelona, Monaco and Monte Carlo, Portofino and Rome, including the overwhelming Vatican City, Trevi Fountain, the Colisseum and the Pantheon.
MAGNIFICENT: The Colisseum is only one of the many eternal sights of Rome
These men then pinned their captives down for the duration, thus providing "a realistic representation of the dead gladiators of the Colisseum.
In particular, it was the shortage of grain from Alexandria that spurred Vespasian into building The Colisseum, which was the main arena for the gruesome and bloodthirsty "entertainments", including the savage deaths of both human and animal victims.
The Scots model got the better of these three Roman gladiators in the shadow of the Colisseum.
AWE INSPIRING: The Colisseum is the definitive icon of Rome' MAJESTIC: Trevi Fountain' CHAMP: Italy's Cannavaro
Held up' came the verdict after what seemed like an age and after almost half an hour we had the bizarre sight of the world champions being held scoreless by a side given as much chance of winning the Six Nations as Elvis turning up alive and well at the Colisseum.