colossus colossus  /kə ˈlɑ səs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
  2. (n) a person of exceptional importance and reputation

Usage(s):

  1. A Colossus Mistake http:kessler.
  2. He was buried un-embalmed in a biodegradable pine coffin painted with daisies and rainbows, his soul marked by prairie grasses instead of a granite colossus.
  3. Bank of America, whose stock has fallen 64 percent this year, sealed its shotgun marriage to Merrill last week, creating a colossus of both corporate and consumer finance.

News

  1. John Hendricks: Man of Discovery

    Discovery Communications is a cable colossus with a market value of roughly $28.21B. Hendricks, its founder, is ready to tell his story.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  2. Colossus Minerals Announces Semi-Annual Note Interest Payment

    Colossus Minerals Inc. announces that it will be paying the semi-annual interest payment of $44.63 per $1,000 Note CUSIP is 19681LAA7. The payment will be made to note holders of record at the close of ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Colossus Minerals Provides Development Update

    Colossus Minerals Inc. is pleased to provide a development update for its 75% owned Serra Pelada gold-platinum-palladium Mine. The Serra Pelada Mine is a joint venture between Colossus and Cooperativa ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Helen Clark, the New Zealand prime minister, said: "Sir Ed described himself as an average New Zealander with modest abilities. In reality, he was a colossus. He was a heroic figure who not only 'knocked off' Everest but lived a life of...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Helen Clark Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "It's difficult to put into words how we feel about Sami. He's been fantastic for us, a colossus," said Gerrard. "He certainly deserves legendary status and he is definitely one of the best players I have ever played alongside."
    on May 23, 2009 By: Steven Gerrard Source: BBC Sport

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