Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of fossorial hymenopterous insects, of the family Scoliidæ.

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  • proper noun ancient Greek city-state in northwestern Peloponnese

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Ἦλις (Ēlis).

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