Definition of Olympics

1. Noun. The modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country.




Definition of Olympics

1. Proper noun. The Olympic Games. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Olympics

1. an International competition in chess etc [n]

Olympics Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Olympics

Olympian
Olympian Games
Olympianism
Olympians
Olympias
Olympic
Olympic Games
Olympic National Park
Olympic Peninsula
Olympic Rings
Olympic Winter Games
Olympic diving
Olympic goal
Olympic goals
Olympic god
Olympics
Olympism
Olympus
Olyroos
Olyvia
Olza
Omagh
Omaha
Omaha hold 'em
Omahas
Oman
Omani
Omani Arabic
Omani monetary unit
Omani rial

Literary usage of Olympics

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1. Evictions and the Right to Housing: Experience from Canada, Chile, the by Antonio Azuela (1998)
"133) suggested that the olympics symbolized the urban transformation in both population growth and downtown expansion that recently had occurred in the city ..."

2. The Cults of the Greek States by Lewis Richard Farnell (1896)
"THE STATUE OF ZEUS olympics. The image of the god wrought by Pheidias at the zenith of his artistic renown for the temple of Olympia was regarded as the ..."

3. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1899)
"A TRAMP IN THE olympics. RALPH CI.ARK. Probably one of the least known parts of our land is the region, about 60 miles square, occupied by the Olympic ..."

4. Western Field by Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.), California Game and Fish Protective Association (1905)
"One sees the olympics northwest from Seattle. ... I have heard a great deal about the olympics," said a tourist, " but I have waited here a whole week and ..."

5. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"Fortune and Virtue, Wisdom and Folly, their seconds, upon a time contended in the olympics ... olympics ..."

6. A Classical and Topographical Tour Through Greece, During the Years 1801 by Edward Dodwell (1819)
"Corinthian ruins in the Bazar—other imperfect remains. Modern walls and gates of Athens. Arch of Hadrian. Temple of Jupiter olympics. ..."

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