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An olympiad is a period of four years, particularly those associated with the ancient and modern Olympic Games.
Period of four years associated with the Olympic Games of the Ancient Greeks
A period of four years, by which the ancient Greeks reckoned time, being the interval from one celebration of the Olympic games to another, beginning with the victory of Corbus in the foot race, which took place in the year 776 BC; as, the era of the olympiads.