Definition of Olympic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the Olympic Games. "Olympic winners"

Partainyms: Olympic Games



2. Adjective. Of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants. "Olympian plain"
Exact synonyms: Olympian
Partainyms: Olympia, Olympia
Derivative terms: Olympia

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Olympic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Olympic

Olmecs
Olmsted
Olomouc
Olorun
Olszewski
Olsztyn
Oltenia
Olwen
Olympia
Olympiad
Olympian
Olympian Games
Olympianism
Olympians
Olympias
Olympic
Olympic Games
Olympic National Park
Olympic Peninsula
Olympic Rings
Olympic Winter Games
Olympic diving
Olympic goal
Olympic goals
Olympic god
Olympics
Olympism
Olympus
Olyroos
Olyvia

Literary usage of Olympic

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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, ..."

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