Paralympics

/ (ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪks) /

pl n

the Paralympics a sporting event, modelled on the Olympic Games, held solely for disabled competitorsAlso known as: the Parallel Olympics

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Word Origin for Paralympics

C20: parallel + Olympics
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