• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Coliseum. See Colosseum.
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In literature:

He was Superintendent of the Coliseum when the Christian martyrs were given to the wild beasts.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866" by Various
Parties were made to St. Peter's, and the Coliseum, and the Capitol.
"Kept in the Dark" by Anthony Trollope
The Coliseum, which we meet first, on our right, was bristling with churches.
"Pagan and Christian Rome" by Rodolfo Lanciani
There's enough Take-One'ers in these parts to fill the old Coliseum.
"Colonel Crockett's Co-operative Christmas" by Rupert Hughes
His shelter was the Coliseum or the doorways or desert places of Rome.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 11, No. 26, May, 1873" by Various
The grandest of all the ruins in Rome, and perhaps, indeed, of all the ruins in the world, is the Coliseum.
"Rollo in Rome" by Jacob Abbott
The grand old Coliseum still rears its crumpling walls proudly towards the skies, though almost two-thirds lie in ruins.
"Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo" by W. Cope Devereux
Passion was represented in the Coliseum until 1539, when Paul III forbade it.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
He is the only speaker who ever filled the Jackson, Miss., Coliseum.
"Booker T. Washington" by Emmett J. Scott and Lyman Beecher Stowe
Surely the First Ward debauch in the Coliseum will never be allowed again.
"Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls" by Various

In poetry:

How, in his antiquarian march,
He crossed the tomb-strewn plain of Rome,
Sat on some prostrate plinth, or clomb
The Coliseum's topmost arch.
"The Meetings Of The Flowers" by Denis Florence MacCarthy

In news:

The " Batman Live" tour has cancelled its San Antonio performances at Freeman Coliseum slated for Dec 27-30.
'Disney on Ice: Rockin' Ever After' coming to Crown Coliseum.
That twist took an embarrassing turn Monday night as the pitcher they discarded, Brett Tomko, helped the A's beat the Yankees, 3-0, at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, TX.
Performances are today at 3 pm and 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm at the Kay Yeager Coliseum.
The locations include Festival Plaza at the corner of Taylor Road and Vaughn Roadh, Regions Bank on Coliseum Boulevard and behind Sinclair's Cloverdale on Boultier Street.
Wichita was unable to hold onto a two-goal lead Friday night, dropping their first road game of the season to the Bloomington Blaze 6-4 at US Cellular Coliseum.
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC – The Trenton Titans blew a two two-goal leads to fall to South Carolina, 6-5, in a shootout Saturday before 3,098 fans at the North Charleston Coliseum.
Richard Hamm/Staff South Dakota State guard Chad White (25) pressures Georgia guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1) as Georgia takes on South Dakota State at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga, on Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011.
A review of EW&F and the Explorers Club at the North Charleston Coliseum.
Earth Wind & Fire turned the Coliseum into a boogie wonderland.
Earth Wind & Fire w/ the Explorers Club North Charleston Coliseum June 26.
Hip-hop legend with guests, 8 p.m. 5001 Coliseum Drive North Charleston.
Judging will take place daily Wednesday through Sunday at Memorial Coliseum.
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum, Greenville, NC.