Synonyms of olympiad


1. Olympiad, time period, period of time, period

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

2. Olympic Games, Olympics, Olympiad, athletic contest, athletic competition, athletics

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

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Definition and meaning of olympiad (Dictionary)