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O·lym·pi·a 1(ō-lĭm′pē-ə, ə-lĭm′-)
A plain of southern Greece in the northwest Peloponnesus. It was a religious center devoted to the worship of Zeus and the site of the ancient Olympic Games. The statue of the Olympian Zeus by Phidias was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
O·lym·pi·a 2(ō-lĭm′pē-ə, ə-lĭm′-)
The capital of Washington, in the western part of the state on the southern end of Puget Sound. Settled c. 1845, it became the territorial capital in 1853.
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1. (Placename) a plain in Greece, in the NW Peloponnese: in ancient times a major sanctuary of Zeus and site of the original Olympic Games
2. (Placename) a port in W Washington, the state capital, on Puget Sound. Pop: 43 963 (2003 est)
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O•lym•pi•a(əˈlɪm pi ə, oʊˈlɪm-)
1. a plain in Elis, Greece, where the ancient Olympic Games were held.
2. the capital of Washington, in the W part, on Puget Sound. 27,447.
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|Noun||1.||Olympia - capital of the state of Washington; located in western Washington on Puget Sound|
|2.||Olympia - a plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games|
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