Olympic Games

plural noun

Definition of Olympic Games

1 : an ancient Panhellenic festival held every fourth year and made up of contests of sports, music, and literature with the victor's prize a crown of wild olive
2 : a modified revival of the ancient Olympic Games consisting of international athletic contests that are held at separate winter and summer gatherings at four year intervals called also Olympics

First Known Use of olympic games

circa 1586

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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OLYMPIC GAMES Defined for Kids

Olympic Games

noun plural

Definition of Olympic Games for Students

: a series of international athletic contests held as separate winter and summer events in a different country every four years

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