- of the dimensions or length prescribed for the Olympic Games and other major athletic competitions: an Olympic-size speed-skating oval.
- (of a swimming pool) having a length of 55 yards (50 meters) and a width of at least 23 yards (21 meters).
Origin of Olympic-size
First recorded in 1965–70
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