Definition of Olympian noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈlɪmpiən//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈlɪmpiən//
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a person who takes part or has taken part in the Olympic Games the greatest Olympian of all time Word Originlate 15th cent.:from Latin Olympus (the home of the twelve greater gods identified with Mount Olympus) + -ian.
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