Associations to the word «Olympic»
OLYMPIC, 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.
OLYMPIC, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Olympic Games
OLYMPIC DIVING, noun. A specific competition in the Olympics, involving diving off a ten-meter platform from a three-meter springboard.
OLYMPIC FLAME, proper noun. A symbol of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
OLYMPIC GAMES, proper noun. (historical) (Ancient Greece) A sporting festival held every four or five years on the Plain of Olympia in southern Greece, in honour of Zeus. [from 16th c.]
OLYMPIC GAMES, proper noun. An international multi-sport event (inspired by the ancient festival) taking place every fourth year. [from 19th c.]
OLYMPIC GOAL, noun. (football) A goal scored directly from a corner kick without any other player - on either team - touching or otherwise deflecting the ball into the goal.
OLYMPIC GOALS, noun. Plural of Olympic goal
OLYMPIC PENINSULA, proper noun. A large peninsula on the coast of the state of Washington, USA.
OLYMPIC RINGS, noun. A symbol consisting of five interlocking colored rings, each one representing a continent which competes in the Olympic Games.
OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES, proper noun. The winter counterpart to the summer Olympic Games.
OLYMPIC, adjective. Of or relating to the Olympic Games; "Olympic winners".
OLYMPIC, adjective. Of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants; "Olympian plain".
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