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O•lym•pi•an



Pronunciation: (u-lim'pē-un, ō-lim'-), [key]
adj.
1. pertaining to Mount Olympus or dwelling thereon, as the gods of classical Greece.
2. pertaining to Olympia in Elis.
3. of, resembling, characteristic of, or suitable to the gods of Olympus; majestic or aloof: an Olympian landscape; an Olympian disdain.

n.
1. an Olympian deity.
2. a contender in the Olympic Games.
3. a native or inhabitant of Olympia.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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