the Olympic Games

noun

Definition of the Olympic Games

formal
: a series of international athletic contests held in a different country once every four years

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“The Olympic Games.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20Olympic%20Games. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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