[uh-lim-pee-uh n, oh-lim-] /əˈlɪm pi ən, oʊˈlɪm-/
pertaining to Mount or dwelling thereon, as the gods of classical Greece.
pertaining to Olympia in Elis.
of, resembling, characteristic of, or suitable to the gods of ; majestic or aloof:
an Olympian landscape; an Olympian disdain.
an Olympian deity.
a contender in the Olympic Games.
a native or inhabitant of Olympia.
of or relating to Mount Olympus or to the classical Greek gods
majestic or godlike in manner or bearing
superior to mundane considerations, esp when impractical
of or relating to ancient Olympia or its inhabitants
a god of Olympus
an inhabitant or native of ancient Olympia
(mainly US) a competitor in the Olympic Games
“of or belonging to Olympus,” c.1600; see Olympic + -ian. The noun meaning “a great god of ancient Greece” is attested from 1843, from Late Latin Olympianus, from Greek Olympios “pertaining to Olympus;” sense of “one who competes in the (modern) Olympic Games” is from 1976.
[uh-lim-pik, oh-lim-] /əˈlɪm pɪk, oʊˈlɪm-/ adjective 1. of or relating to the : an Olympic contender. 2. of or relating to , in Greece. 3. pertaining to Mount Olympus, in Greece. 4. (def 3). noun 5. an deity. 6. Olympics, (def 2). /əˈlɪmpɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the Olympic Games 2. of or […]
plural noun 1. Also called Olympian Games. the greatest of the games or festivals of ancient Greece, held every four years in the plain of Olympia in Elis, in honor of Zeus. 2. a modern international sports competition, held once every four years. noun (functioning as singular or pl) 1. the greatest Panhellenic festival, held […]
plural noun 1. a mountain system in NW Washington, part of the Coast Range. Highest peak, Mt. Olympus, 7954 feet (2424 meters). plural noun 1. a mountain range in NW Washington: part of the Coast Range. Highest peak: Mount Olympus, 2427 m (7965 ft)
- Olympic peninsula
noun 1. a large peninsula of W Washington