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Special Olympics


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

  • noun plural A program of competitive sports events fashioned after the Olympic Games and intended for mentally challenged athletes.

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  • proper noun A sports competition held every two years for people who have mental retardation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an athletic contest modeled after the Olympic Games but intended for mentally or physically handicapped persons


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  • And I know, because of conversations I've had with the president, about Special Olympics, since I'm the international coach of Special Olympics, I know where his heart is at.

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  • We decided to focus on just United Way and Special Olympics on the charity side, but knew we needed to find another way to make this business work.

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  • She and her husband had five children: Robert Sargent Shriver III; Maria; Timothy, the current chairman of Special Olympics; Mark; and Anthony.

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