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Definition of colossus noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    colossus

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//kəˈlɑsəs//
     
     
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  1. 1[singular] (formal) a person or thing that is extremely important or large in size
  2. 2[countable] (pl. colossi
    NAmE//kəˈlɑsaɪ//
     
    )
    an extremely large statue the Colossi of Memnon
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