1. Colossus of,
(in ancient Egypt) a colossal statue near Thebes said to produce a musical sound
when the rays of the early morning sun struck it. Compare Vocal Memnon
Classical Mythology. an Ethiopian king slain by Achilles in the Trojan War.
Related forms Memnonian /mɛmˈnoʊniən/ [mem-noh-nee-uhn] Show IPA , adjective