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Special Olympics

Syllabification: Spe·cial O·lym·pics

Definition of Special Olympics in English:

noun

An international competition, modeled on the Olympic Games, in which mentally and physically handicapped athletes compete.
Example sentences
  • He was selected as the 2004 Special Olympics Male Athlete of the Year.
  • The First International Special Olympics Games were held at Soldier Field, Chicago, in 1968.
  • Good luck to Nicola Carroll who is going to Dublin to compete in the Special Olympics.

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