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1. olympiad

one of the four-year intervals between Olympic Games; used to reckon time in ancient Greece for twelve centuries beginning in 776 BC

2. olympiad, olympic games, olympics

the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country

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see synonyms of olympiad
1. trademark
a staging of the modern Olympic Games
the four-year period between consecutive celebrations of the Olympic Games; a unit of ancient Greek chronology dating back to 776 bc
an international contest in chess, bridge, etc

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see synonyms of olympiad
in ancient Greece, any of the four-year periods between Olympic games: used by the Greeks in computing time
2.  trademark
a celebration of the modern Olympic games

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see synonyms of olympiad
1. An interval of four years between celebrations of the Olympic Games, by which the ancient Greeks reckoned dates.
2. Sports A celebration of the modern Olympic Games.

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