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Meaning of OLYMPIC GAMES

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia in honor of Zeus; held every 4 years beginning in 776 BC
  2. [n]  the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country
 
 Synonyms: Olympiad, Olympian Games, Olympics
 
 See Also: athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics, celebration, festivity, Winter Olympic Games, Winter Olympics

 

 

 

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