Definition of Colossus. Meaning of Colossus. Synonyms of Colossus

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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

- Colossus is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is the alter ego of Piotr "Peter" Nikolayevich Rasputin...
- Colossus, Colossos, or the plural Colossi, comes from the Ancient Gr**** κολοσσός meaning a giant statue, and may refer to: Any exceptionally large statue...
- Shadow of the Colossus, released in ****an as Wander and the Colossus, is an action-adventure game developed by SCE ****an Studio and Team Ico, and published...
- The Colossus of Rhodes (Ancient Gr****: ὁ Κολοσσὸς Ῥόδιος, translit. ho Kolossòs Rhódios Gr****: Κολοσσός της Ρόδου, translit. Kolossós tes Rhódou) was a...
- 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 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 an action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by MachineGames and published by Bethesda Softworks....
- Twisted Colossus (formerly Colossus) is a steel roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain amu****t park. Originally designed and built by International...
- Colossus: The Forbin Project (a.k.a. The Forbin Project) is a 1970 American science fiction thriller film from Universal Pictures, produced by Stanley...
- "The New Colossus" is a sonnet that American poet Emma Lazarus (1849–1887) wrote in 1883 to raise money for the construction of a pedestal for the Statue...
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