coliseum vs colosseum : Common Errors in English

About coliseum vs colosseum

The standard spelling for an outdoor stadium is “coliseum”; but the one in Rome is called the “Colosseum.”

coliseum Meaning(s)

  • (n) an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held

colosseum Meaning(s)

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

coliseum in News

  1. Ind. selling original Coliseum seats

    Indiana is selling some of the original seats of the Fairgrounds Coliseum, the iconic building where generations of Hoosiers have enjoyed concerts and sporting events. Read more at
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WISH-TV Indianapolis

  2. Coliseum seats to sell for $1,000

    A piece of history is up for sale in the Hoosier state. The Indiana State Fair Foundation is selling the original seats from the Coliseum.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WNDU 16 South Bend

  3. Coliseum Negotiations Kept Confidential

    Coliseum officials made a secrecy agreement requested by USC on negotiations to surrender control of the venue to the university, the Los Angeles Times reports.
    on June 7, 2013 Source: Los Angeles Business Journal

colosseum in News

  • Pope Blesses 35,000 Harley Davidsons

    On Sunday at the Vatican, Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidson motorcycles and their owners. Some estimates say a half-million Harley owners from around the world came to Rome for the four-day honoring of the American manufacturer, which celebrated its 110th anniversary. The main events were Saturday's parade past the Colosseum and other historic landmarks, as well as Sunday's ...
    on June 16, 2013 Source: Opposing Views

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