Olympic Games

Definitions of Olympic Games
  1. noun
    the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country
    synonyms: Olympiad, 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
  2. noun
    the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia in honor of Zeus; held every 4 years beginning in 776 BC
    synonyms: Olympian Games
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    type of:
    agon
    a festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes
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