Olympic Games definition

  • noun-plural:
    • a team of contemporary international sports contests presented as split cold weather and summer tournaments every four many years in an alternative town. In 1994 the winter games had been relocated forward couple of years so that the winter and summer games would alternate every two years. Also called Olympics.
    • A Pan-Hellenic festival in ancient Greece comprising sports games and competitions of choral poetry and dance, very first famous in 776 B.C. and presented sporadically until A.D. 393 regarding ordinary of Olympia honoring the Olympian Zeus. Also referred to as Olympian Games.
  • others:
    • the best regarding the nationwide festivals for the ancient Greeks, comprising athletic games and events, specialized in Olympian Zeus, celebrated when in four many years at Olympia, and continuing five times.
    • A modified revival of this old Olympian games, composed of intercontinental sports games, events, etc., now held when in four many years, 1st having been at Athens in 1896.
  • noun:
    • the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia honoring Zeus; held every 4 years from 776 BC
    • the present day revival associated with the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country

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