Olympic

adjective relating to ancient Olympia or the Olympic Games.
noun (the Olympics) the Olympic Games.

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  • Olympic — may refer to: In sports: Olympic Games, international multi sport event held since 1896 Ancient Olympic Games, ancient multi sport event held in Olympia, Greece between 776 BC and 393 AD Cotswold Olimpick Games, sports event held in England since …   Wikipedia

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  • Olympic II — (Ретимно,Греция) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Ari Velouchioti, Perivolia, Ретимно, 74 …   Каталог отелей

  • Olympic — (Нанда,Швейцария) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: Olympic B1, Te Tsablo, 1997 Нан …   Каталог отелей

  • Olympic — (Мессария,Греция) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Mesaria, Мессария, 84700, Греци …   Каталог отелей

  • Olympic — [ō lim′pik, əlim′pik] adj. [L Olympicus < Gr Olympikos] of or having to do with the OLYMPIC GAMES n. 1. an Olympic game 2. [pl.] OLYMPIC GAMES: preceded by the …   English World dictionary

  • Olympic — (Афины,Греция) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: Souri 1, Афины, 15232, Греция …   Каталог отелей

  • Olympic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to ancient Olympia or the Olympic Games. ► NOUN (the Olympics) ▪ the Olympic Games …   English terms dictionary

  • Olympic — (adj.) c.1600, of or in reference to Mount Olympos, also to Olympia (khora), town or district in Elis in ancient Greece, where athletic contests in honor of Olympian Zeus were held 776 B.C.E. and every four years thereafter; from Gk. Olympikos,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Olympic — /euh lim pik, oh lim /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Olympic Games: an Olympic contender. 2. of or pertaining to Olympia, in Greece. 3. pertaining to Mount Olympus, in Greece. 4. Olympian (def. 3). n. 5. an Olympian deity. 6. Olympics. See… …   Universalium

  • Olympic — Olympiad, Olympian, Olympic An Olympiad is an old term for a period of four years between Olympic Games (used principally in ancient dating), and a particular celebration of the ancient Olympic Games (and is occasionally also applied in the same… …   Modern English usage

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