Olympia: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-lim'pē-u, ō-lim'-), [key]
- a plain in ancient Elis, Greece, where the ancient Olympic Games were held.
- a city in and the capital of Washington, in the W part, on Puget Sound. 27,447.
- (sometimes l.c.) a common oyster, Ostrea lurida, of the Pacific coast of North America.
- a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “of Olympus.”
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