Definition of Olympic
1. Adjective. Of or relating to the Olympic Games. "Olympic winners"
2. Adjective. Of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants. "Olympian plain"
Definition of Olympic
1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Olympus, a mountain of Thessaly, fabled as the seat of the gods, or to Olympia, a small plain in Elis. ¹
2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the Olympic Games ¹
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Literary usage of Olympic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"la Uttr times, the number of Alexandrian conqueror» in the great olympic games was greater ttia from anv other state. Aegae in Macedonia. ..."
2. The Book of American Pastimes: Containing a History of the Principal Base by Charles A. Peverelly (1866)
"We append a summary of the olympic Club's games since 1860. ... olympic and Resolute, of Brooklyn ; score, 24 to 23, in favor of olympic. June. ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"Mr. Arnold's article that he says my work was adopted from is " Geological Reconnaissance of the Coast of the olympic Peninsula, Washington,"2 totalling 18 ..."
4. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... in the olympic games: from this circumstance the poet takes occasion to address this ode to those two deities and their sister Helena, in whose temple, ..."
5. Plays and Players by Laurence Hutton (1875)
"THE Old olympic is but a dream in these days, and even its once familiar ... Very few of the play-goers of the present can tell where the Old olympic stood. ..."
6. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1898)
"The olympic peninsula, covering the Northwestern division of the State of Washington, ... This vast territory is nearly covered by the olympic mountains, ..."