1. [ noun ] (sport) the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country
Synonyms: Olympics Olympiad
Related terms: athletic_contest Winter_Olympic_Games
2. [ noun ] (antiquity) the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia in honor of Zeus; held every 4 years beginning in 776 BC
Synonyms: Olympian_Games
Related terms: celebration agon
Similar spelling:   Olympian_Games