Definitions for olympiaəˈlɪm pi ə, oʊˈlɪm-

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  1. Olympia, capital of Washington(noun)

    capital of the state of Washington; located in western Washington on Puget Sound

  2. Olympia(noun)

    a plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games

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  1. Olympia(ProperNoun)

    An ancient city in Greece, home of the very first Olympic Games, see w:Olympia, Greece

  2. Olympia(ProperNoun)

    The capital city of the US state of Washington, see w:Olympia, Washington.

  3. Olympia(ProperNoun)

    ; quite rare in English.

  4. Origin: Ὀλυμπία, from Ὄλυμπος (Olympus)

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  1. Olympia

    Olympia, a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, the most famous games in history. The Olympic Games were held every four years throughout Classical Antiquity, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD. The first Olympic Games were in honor of Zeus.

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  1. Olympia

    a plain in a valley in Elis, on the Peloponnesus, traversed by the river Alpheus, and in which the Olympic Games were celebrated every fifth year in honour of Zeus, and adorned with temples (one to Zeus and another to Hera), statues, and public buildings.

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