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  • adj. one of the four great national festivals of ancient Greece, celebrated near Delphi, in honor of Apollo, the conqueror of the dragon Python, at first once in eight years, afterward once in four.

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  • n. the ancient Panhellenic celebration at Delphi held every four years in the third year of the Olympiad in honor of Apollo

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