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Definition of Colossus

Colossus
Colossus Co*los"sus, n.; pl. L. Colossi, E. Colossuses. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] 1. A statue of gigantic size. The name was especially applied to certain famous statues in antiquity, as the Colossus of Nero in Rome, the Colossus of Apollo at Rhodes. He doth bestride the narrow world Like a colossus. --Shak. Note: There is no authority for the statement that the legs of the Colossus at Rhodes extended over the mouth of the harbor. --Dr. Wm. Smith. 2. Any man or beast of gigantic size.

Meaning of Colossus from wikipedia

- Look up colossus, colossi, or colossos in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Colossus, Colossos, or the plural Colossi or Colossuses, may refer to: Any exceptionally...
- The Colossus of Rhodes (Ancient Gr****: ὁ Κολοσσὸς Ῥόδιος, romanized: ho Kolossòs Rhódios Gr****: Κολοσσός της Ρόδου, romanized: Kolossós tes Rhódou) was...
- Shadow of the Colossus is a 2005 action-adventure game developed by ****an Studio and Team Ico, and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation...
- Colossus (Piotr "Peter" Nikolayevich Rasputin) (Russian: Пётр Николаевич Распутин) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published...
- Colossus was a set of computers developed by British codebreakers in the years 1943–1945 to help in the cryptanalysis of the Lorenz cipher. Colossus used...
- Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is a 2017 action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by MachineGames and published by Bethesda Softworks...
- The Colossus may refer to: The Colossus (album), by RJD2 The Colossus (painting), generally attributed to Francisco de Goya The Colossus and Other Poems...
- Colossus: The Forbin Project (also known as The Forbin Project) is a 1970 American science fiction thriller film from Universal Pictures, produced by Stanley...
- "The New Colossus" is a sonnet by American poet Emma Lazarus (1849–1887). She wrote the poem in 1883 to raise money for the construction of a pedestal...
- 12°29′29″E / 41.89111°N 12.49139°E / 41.89111; 12.49139 The Colossus of Nero (Colossus Neronis) was a 30-metre (98 ft) bronze statue that the Emperor...