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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.

Olympia

(əˈlɪmpɪə)
n
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)

O•lym•pi•a

(əˈlɪm pi ə, oʊˈlɪm-)

n.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Olympia - capital of the state of WashingtonOlympia - capital of the state of Washington; located in western Washington on Puget Sound
Evergreen State, WA, Washington - a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
2.Olympia - a plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games
Peloponnese, Peloponnesian Peninsula, Peloponnesus - the southern peninsula of Greece; dominated by Sparta until the 4th century BC
Translations
Olympie

Olympia

[əˈlɪmpɪə] NOlimpia f
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He began to talk of the Olympia by Manet, which then hung in the Luxembourg.
"Now look here, when Olympia was shown at the Salon, Zola--amid the jeers of the Philistines and the hisses of the pompiers, the academicians, and the public, Zola said: `I look forward to the day when Manet's picture will hang in the Louvre opposite the Odalisque of Ingres, and it will not be the Odalisque which will gain by comparison.' It'll be there.
His Olympia seemed to me the greatest picture of modern times, and Le Dejeuner sur l'Herbe moved me profoundly.
"Olympia is mine, friends, that's agreed!" cried Zverkov.
2) No more I'll seek earth's central oracle, Or Abae's hallowed cell, Nor to Olympia bring My votive offering.
There can be no reward so fitting as maintenance in the Prytaneum, O men of Athens, a reward which he deserves far more than the citizen who has won the prize at Olympia in the horse or chariot race, whether the chariots were drawn by two horses or by many.
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CBS News says it's "A thoroughly captivating film, befitting its arresting star." Jezebel declares "Olympia Dukakis finally gets the biographical documentary she deserves."
PBG/Remounts and Olympia notched up sensational victories in the Pakistan Polo Cup 2018-19 sponsored by Guard Group and Samba Bank here at Lahore Polo Club ground on Wednesday.
LAHORE -- PBG/Remounts and Olympia notched up victories in their matches of the Pakistan Polo Cup here at Lahore Polo Club ground on Wednesday.