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 Olympic Games.O’Lynn (Brian). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Olympus.
 
On the confines of Macedonia and Thessaly, where the fabulous court of Jupiter was supposed to be held. It is used for any pantheon, as “Odin, Thor, Balder, and the rest of the Northern Olympus.” The word means all bright or clear. In Greek the word is Ohinpos.   1
 


 Olympic Games.O’Lynn (Brian). 

 
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