Olympiad

Definitions of Olympiad
  1. noun
    one of the four-year intervals between Olympic Games; used to reckon time in ancient Greece for twelve centuries beginning in 776 BC
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    type of:
    period, period of time, time period
    an amount of time
  2. noun
    the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country
    synonyms: Olympic Games, Olympics
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    types:
    Winter Olympic Games, Winter Olympics
    an Olympics for winter sports
    type of:
    athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics
    a contest between athletes
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