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Dictionary definition for: Olympian

1. (n) an athlete who participates in the Olympic games

2. (a) of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants; "Olympian plain"

3. (n) a classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans

4. (a) of or pertaining to the greater gods of ancient Greece whose abode was Mount Olympus; "Olympian deities"

5. (s) majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters; "his majestic presence" "olympian detachment" "olympian beauty and serene composure"

6. (s) far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree; "a night of exceeding darkness" "an exceptional memory" "olympian efforts to save the city from bankruptcy" "the young Mozart''s prodigious talents"

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