Definition of the Olympic Games noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the Olympic Games

BrE BrE//ði əˌlɪmpɪk ˈɡeɪmz//
; NAmE NAmE//ði əˌlɪmpɪk ˈɡeɪmz//
(also the Olympics) [plural]
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an international sports festival held every four years in a different country the London Olympics, held in 2012
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the Olympic Games