Olympic Games Definition

A modern international athletic competition that is generally held every four years in a different location, consisting of summer events, as track and field, swimming, and volleyball, and, in a different city and month, winter events, as skiing, ice skating, and ice hockey: until 1992 all the events were held in the same year but since 1994 the winter events and summer events have been separated by a two-year interval.
Webster's New World
An ancient Greek festival consisting of contests in athletics, poetry, and music, held every four years at Olympia to honor Zeus.
Webster's New World
The set of contests that occur in one season.
An Olympic Games that was boycotted by many countries.
American Heritage
  • olympiad
  • olympics
  • olympian games

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