Meaning of Colossus of Memnon

Colos'sus of Mem'non

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  1. an ancient Egyptian stone monument near Thebes, erected by Amenhotep III, that consists of two seated figures 38 ft. (12 m) high. Cf. Vocal Memnon.
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