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1. a plain in ancient Elis, Greece, where the ancient Olympic Games were held.
2. a city in and the capital of Washington, in the W part, on Puget Sound. 27,447.
3. (sometimes l.c.) a common oyster, Ostrea lurida, of the Pacific coast of North America.
4. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “of Olympus.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.