Colossus of Rhodes

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Colossus of Rhodes

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A huge statue of Apollo located at the entrance to the harbor of Rhodes. Built c. 280 bc and later destroyed by an earthquake, it was about 37 m (120 ft) high and was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Colossus of Rhodes

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(Historical Terms) a giant bronze statue of Apollo built on Rhodes in about 292–280 bc; destroyed by an earthquake in 225 bc; one of the Seven Wonders of the World
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Noun1.Colossus of Rhodes - a huge bronze statue of the sun god Helios that was built around 285 BC and that stood beside the harbor entrance on the island of Rhodes for about 50 years before it was toppled by an earthquake
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Seven Wonders of the World - impressive monuments created in the ancient world that were regarded with awe