Meaning of colossus

co•los•sus

Pronunciation: (ku-los'us), [key]
— pl. -los•si -los•sus•es.
  1. (cap.) the legendary bronze statue of Helios at Rhodes. Cf.
  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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