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co•los•sus



Pronunciation: (ku-los'us), [key]
n.,
pl. -los•siPronunciation: (-los'ī), [key] -los•sus•es.

1. (cap.) the legendary bronze statue of Helios at Rhodes. Cf. Seven Wonders of the World.
2. any statue of gigantic size.
3. anything colossal, gigantic, or very powerful.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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