- an international competition for physically disabled athletes.
Also called Par·a·lym·pics.
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Examples from the Web for paralympics
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Who can forget that hilarious moment when he got booed at the Paralympics back in September?What a Sad Little Empire Britain Has Become
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This time the roars of support for the stars of the Paralympics echo across London.London Paralympic Games Open to Crowds and Scrutiny
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Assuming he doesn't leap into the pool and challenge the athletes to a race, Harry will then be touring the Paralympics GB House.Rumours of Naked Harry Video Gather Force
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One game that won't be played at the paralympics - strip billiards.Yay! Harry Keeps Clothes On In New Paralympics Video Message!!
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- the Paralympics a sporting event, modelled on the Olympic Games, held solely for disabled competitorsAlso known as: the Parallel Olympics
C20: parallel + Olympics
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