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Noun: Olympic Games
  1. The ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia in honour of Zeus; held every 4 years beginning in 776 BC
    - Olympian Games
     
  2. The modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country
    - Olympics, Olympiad

Type of: agon, athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics

Encyclopedia: Olympic Games, Ancient