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Olympic games

O`lym´pic games
1.(Greek Antiq.) The greatest of the national festivals of the ancient Greeks, consisting of athletic games and races, dedicated to Olympian Zeus, celebrated once in four years at Olympia, and continuing five days.
1.A modified revival of the ancient Olympian games, consisting of international athletic games, races, etc., now held once in four years, the first having been at Athens in 1896.
Noun1.Olympic gamesOlympic Games - the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country
Synonyms: Olympics, Olympiad
2.Olympic Games - the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia in honor of Zeus; held every 4 years beginning in 776 BC
Synonyms: Olympian Games
athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics, Olympiad, Olympics, Winter Olympic Games, Winter Olympics
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