Definition of Olympic flame in English:

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Olympic flame


A flame lit at Olympia in Greece, the site of the ancient Olympics, and ceremonially conveyed to the city that is hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games, where it is kept alight for the duration of the Games: the closing ceremony ended with a firework display and the extinguishing of the Olympic flame
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  • Hundreds of supporters lined the streets of the north Leitrim town of Manorhamilton to welcome the Olympic flame to Ireland.
  • For the first time in 56 years, the Olympic flame passed through London.
  • The event will include the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic flame.

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Syllabification: O·lym·pic flame

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