from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region and city of ancient Greece in the western Peloponnesus. The plain of Olympia, in the southern part of the area, was the site of the original Olympic Games.
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- proper n. ancient Greek city-state in northwestern Peloponnese
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of fossorial hymenopterous insects, of the family Scoliidæ.
From Ancient Greek Ἦλις (Ēlis). (Wiktionary)