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An Olympiad (Greek: Ὀλυμπιάς, olympiás) is a period of four years associated with the Olympic Games of the Ancient Greeks. During the Hellenistic period,...

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Olympiad definition, a period of four years reckoned from one celebration of the Olympic Games to the next, by which the Greeks computed time from 776 b.c. ...

What is an Olympiad? – History By Zim

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Jul 30, 2012 ... “I declare open the Games of London, celebrating the 30<sup>th</sup> Olympiad of the modern era.” If you watched the opening ceremony of the 2012 ...

Olympiad | Definition of Olympiad by Merriam-Webster

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noun, often capitalized olym·pi·ad \ə-ˈlim-pē-ˌad, ō-\. Definition of olympiad. 1 : one of the 4-year intervals between Olympic Games by which time was ...

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Define Olympiad. Olympiad synonyms, Olympiad pronunciation, Olympiad translation, English dictionary definition of Olympiad. n. 1. An interval of four years ...

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An Olympiad is a measure of time used in Ancient Greece to signify a four year period each of which begins in the year of the Summer Olympic Games. By this ...

What is the difference between Olympics and olympiad - Answers

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An Olympiad is the period between Olympic games. It amounts to 4 years and was used by the Greeks for dating events, so since the Greeks believed the ...

Olympiad - Ancient Olympics - KU Leuven

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The period from the beginning of the games until just before the beginning of the next games was called an 'olympiad'. By counting these olympiads the Greeks ...

Olympiad Sequencing - Olympic-Legacy.com - PE04.Com

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The Olympiad. In antiquity, Greeks measured time in terms of four-year periods: the Olympiads. When the Olympic games were revived in modern times, the term  ...

All About The Olympic Games - FAQs for Kids! - Activity Village

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An Olympiad is the period of four years which starts with a summer Olympic Games. Each Olympiad is counted with Roman numerals, and the year of the Games ...

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O·lym·pi·ad
[uh-lim-pee-ad, oh-lim-]
NOUN [(OFTEN LOWERCASE)]
1.
a period of four years reckoned from one celebration of the Olympic Games to the next, by which the Greeks computed time from 776 b.c.
2.
a celebration of the modern Olympic Games.
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