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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Olympic Games, Olympics, Olympiad(noun)

    the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country


  1. Olympics

    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. There are now two sets of modern Olympic games, the summer games and the winter games. Both had been held every four years, in the same year, but in 1998 for the first time the winter games began to be held two years after the summer games, though each series is still held only once every four years. The number and types of sports contests held at the olympics has greatly expanded from the original number.


  1. Olympics(ProperNoun)

    The Olympic Games.

Editors Contribution

  1. olympics

    A type of sporting event scheduled on planet earth for a variety of sports and athletes.

    The olympics is every four years and is a global event.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

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  1. olympics


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Olympics in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Olympics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Olympics in a Sentence

  1. Ayalew Tilahun:

    It was a relief that they permitted us to take part in the Olympics, they are keeping a close eye and there won't be any excuse. We must work hard.

  2. Nikos Vasilakis:

    There are people trying to blow this out of proportion. But one of the few things we do know is that the Olympics are not going to be a major contributor in epidemiological terms.

  3. Wes Felix:

    I want to be back in the Olympics, i want them more than anything. I want to go out on my terms.

  4. Toronto Mayor John Tory:

    I can't look people in the eye at this point in our city's development and tell them that an Olympic bid is the best use of our time, our energy or our investment, but now I can look in the eyes of my colleagues at other levels of government and say this, together we should be making the investment talked about in the context of the Olympics.

  5. Wang Hui:

    Applying for the Winter Olympics will promote the tackling of air pollution in Beijing, and this will be conducive to our bid.

Images & Illustrations of Olympics

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