Olympia Definition

ō-lĭmpē-ə, ə-lĭm-
noun
A feminine name.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
capital of Washington
proper name
Plain in ancient Elis, W Peloponnesus: site of the ancient Olympic games.
Webster's New World
Capital of Wash.: seaport on Puget Sound.
Webster's New World
other
A plain of southern Greece in the northwest Peloponnesus. It was a religious center devoted to the worship of Zeus and the site of the ancient Olympic Games. The statue of the Olympian Zeus by Phidias was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
American Heritage
The capital of Washington, in the western part of the state on the southern end of Puget Sound. Settled c. 1845, it became the territorial capital in 1853.
American Heritage
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