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O•lym•pi•ad



Pronunciation: (u-lim'pē-ad", ō-lim'-), [key]
n. (often l.c.)
1. a period of four years reckoned from one celebration of the Olympic Games to the next, by which the Greeks computed time from 776b.c.
2. a celebration of the modern Olympic Games.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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