Special Olympics

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Special Olympics

pl.n.
A program of competitive sports events fashioned after the Olympic Games and intended for athletes with intellectual disabilities.

Spe′cial Olym′pics


n.
an international athletic competition for the handicapped, founded in 1968 and featuring events and games modeled on the Olympics.
Spe′cial Olym′pian, n.
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Noun1.Special Olympics - an athletic contest modeled after the Olympic Games but intended for mentally or physically handicapped personsSpecial Olympics - an athletic contest modeled after the Olympic Games but intended for mentally or physically handicapped persons
athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics - a contest between athletes