the Olympicsnoun [ plural ]uk /əˈlɪm.pɪks/ us /oʊˈlɪm.pɪks/ also the Olympic Games
the Summer/Winter Olympics
- The modern Olympics began in 1896.
- The Olympics are held every four years.
- Five countries are competing to host the next Olympics.
- The Olympics originated in ancient Greece.
- Moscow hosted the Olympics in 1980.