American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Greek Mythology Of or relating to the greater gods and goddesses of the ancient Greek pantheon, whose abode was Mount Olympus.
- adj. Majestic in manner.
- adj. Superior to mundane affairs.
- adj. Surpassing all others in scope and effect: Olympian efforts were mounted to keep the city from going bankrupt.
- adj. Of or relating to the Olympic Games.
- adj. Of or relating to the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants.
- n. Greek Mythology One of the 12 major gods and goddesses inhabiting Mount Olympus.
- n. One who is superior to all others: an intellectual Olympian.
- n. A contestant in either the ancient or the modern Olympic Games.
- n. A native or inhabitant of the region of Olympia in Greece.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as Olympic.
- n. A dweller in Olympus; one of the twelve greater gods of Greece—Zeus, Hera, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Hermes, Ares, Aphrodite, Hephæstus, Hestia, Poseidon, and Demeter.
- adj. Of or relating to the Greek gods; godlike, celestial.
- adj. Aloof; remote and superior.
- adj. Of or relating to Olympia or Mount Olympus.
- adj. Of or relating the Olympic Games.
- n. mythology Any of the 12 principal gods of the Greek pantheon; Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Ares, Hermes, Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Demeter, and Hades.
- n. Someone from Olympia.
- n. sports An athlete competing in the Olympics.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to Olympus, a mountain of Thessaly, fabled as the seat of the gods, or to Olympia, a small plain in Elis.
- n. A god who dwells on Olympus.
- n. An inhabitant of Olympia.
- n. An athlete who competes in the Olympics.
- adj. Pertaining to, characteristic of, or fitting for one of the gods on Olympus; grand, majestic, or aloof.
- n. an athlete who participates in the Olympic games
- adj. of or pertaining to the greater gods of ancient Greece whose abode was Mount Olympus
- n. a classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans
- adj. far beyond what is usual in magnitude or degree
- adj. of the region of Olympia in Greece or its inhabitants
- adj. majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters
- From Latin Olympius + -an. (Wiktionary)
“So then my inquiries show clearly that Heracles is an ancient god, and those of the Hellenes seem to me to act most rightly who have two temples of Heracles set up, and who sacrifice to the one as an immortal god and with the title Olympian, and make offerings of the dead288 to the other as a hero.”
“So then my inquiries show clearly that Heracles is an ancient god, and those of the Hellenes seem to me to act most rightly who have two temples of Heracles set up, and who sacrifice to the one as an immortal god and with the title Olympian, and make offerings of the dead to the other as a hero.”
“Hellenes seem to me to act most rightly who have two temples of Heracles set up, and who sacrifice to the one as an immortal god and with the title Olympian, and make offerings of the dead  to the other as a hero.”
“Whether the Olympian is a kid – just 15 years old, or considered “old” for the sport – in their 30′s but still racing for an Olympic gold.”
“An Olympian is a very safe bet; 99% of them are role models.”
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“The Last Olympian is a well written ending to an excellent series, with the promise of more to come.”
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“In Vancouver, Ruggiero will be the second-oldest member of the U.S. women's team (forward Jenny Potter, the team's other four-time Olympian, is 31) and the all-time leader in games played for Team USA, with 246.”
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