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English noun: Olympiad

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

Broader (hypernym)period, period of time, time period

2. Olympiad (event) the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country

SynonymsOlympic Games, Olympics

Broader (hypernym)athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics

Narrower (hyponym)Winter Olympic Games, Winter Olympics

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