Paralympics

plural noun
Para·lym·pics | \ˌper-ə-ˈlim-piks, ˌpa-rə-\

Definition of Paralympics 

: a series of international contests for athletes with disabilities that are associated with and held following the summer and winter Olympic Games

called also Paralympic Games

Other Words from Paralympics

Paralympian \ˌper-ə-ˈlim-pē-ən, ˌpa-rə- \ noun
Paralympic \ˌper-ə-ˈlim-pik, ˌpa-rə- \ adjective

First Known Use of Paralympics

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Paralympics

paraplegic + Olympics

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