Paralympics



[par-uh-lim-pik, par-] /ˈpær əˈlɪm pɪk, ˌpær-/

plural noun
1.
an international competition for physically disabled athletes.
/ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪks/
plural noun
1.
the Paralympics, a sporting event, modelled on the Olympic Games, held solely for disabled competitors Also known as the Parallel Olympics

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