from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- 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.
- The capital of Washington, in the western part of the state on the southern end of Puget Sound. Settled in 1845, it became the territorial capital in 1853. Population: 44,600.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. An ancient city in Greece, home of the very first Olympic Games, see w:Olympia, Greece
- proper n. The capital city of the US state of Washington, see w:Olympia, Washington.
- proper n. A female given name; quite rare in English.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. capital of the state of Washington; located in western Washington on Puget Sound
- n. a plain in Greece in the northwestern Peloponnese; the chief sanctuary of Zeus and the site of the original Olympian Games
Ancient Greek Ὀλυμπία, from Ὄλυμπος (Olympus) (Wiktionary)