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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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OlympianO‧lym‧pi‧an1 /əˈlɪmpiən/ adjective [only before noun]  1 CALMUNUSUALRRlike a god, especially by being calm and not concerned about ordinary things He viewed the world with Olympian detachment.2 relating to the ancient Greek gods Olympian mythology
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OlympianThe Olympian deities themselves no longer dominated public consciousness as they had done for centuries past.The college principal was an Olympian figure whom we hardly ever saw.The writers have a long way to go to scale these Olympian heights of absurdity, but they're trying.The Titanic terror, then, precedes the Olympian joy.The main objects of religion, however, the Olympian Pantheon, separated themselves from nature.Kate Robinson and former Olympian Peter Breen, fourth last year, look to squeeze on to the podium.Eliza Grierson was known as a gossip of Olympian standards.
OlympianOlympian2 noun [countable]  someone who is taking part in, or who has taken part in, the Olympic Games – used especially in news reports the American Olympians
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OlympianHer spot on the 1996 team is a good reason to remember some forgotten Olympians.Several other potential Olympians will compete.former U.S. Olympian Pablo MoralesThey could never have created the Olympians, each a distinct, vivid personality.The Olympians were moved by her words.The Olympians were reluctant to try to free him by force.And anyone who knows VanDerveer knows that these Olympians have been pushed.
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