English word senses marked with topical category "Ancient Europe"
Oenone - Oriental Orthodox Church (13 senses)
- Oenone (Proper name) The first wife of Paris of Troy.
- Oenone (Proper name) A female given name from Ancient Greek.
- Ogygia (Proper name) The island home of the nymph Calypso, where she entertained Odysseus for seven years.
- Olympiad (Noun) A four-year period, particularly (historical) those based on Hippias's computations of the ancient Olympic Games which placed Coroebus's footrace victory in 776 BCE and (sports) those based on the modern Summer Olympic Games first held in 1896.
- Olympiad (Noun) Synonym of Olympic Games: an instance of the ancient or modern Olympic Games.
- Olympiad (Noun) A competition aspiring to the importance of the Olympic Games or considered similar to them, especially one occurring at 4-year intervals, representing a national or international range of amateur student rather than professional adult competition, and/or requiring the highest level of ability in the field for success.
- Olympian (Adjective) Of or relating to Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece; or (Greek mythology) the Greek gods and goddesses who were believed to live there.
- Olympian (Adjective) Resembling a Greek deity in some way.; Celestial, heavenly; also, godlike.
- Olympian (Adjective) Resembling a Greek deity in some way.; Acting in a remote and superior manner; aloof.
- Olympian (Noun) Any of the 12 principal gods and goddesses of the Greek pantheon (Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Ares, Hermes, Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Demeter, and Hades); (specifically) preceded by the: Zeus, the supreme ruler of the Greek deities.
- Olympian (Noun) A person with superior talents or towering achievements.
- Olympian (Adjective) Of or relating to the town of Olympia in Elis, Greece; Olympic.
- Olympian (Adjective) Of or relating to the ancient Olympic Games held at Olympia; Olympic.
- Olympian (Adjective) Of or relating to the modern Olympic Games; Olympic.
- Olympian (Noun) An inhabitant of the city of Olympia, the capital of Washington, United States.
- Olympian (Noun) A sportsperson competing in the ancient Olympic Games.
- Olympian (Noun) A sportsperson competing in the modern Olympic Games.
- Olympic Games (Proper name) A sporting festival held every four or five years on the Plain of Olympia in southern Greece, in honour of Zeus.
- Olympic Games (Proper name) An international multi-sport event (inspired by the ancient festival) taking place every fourth year.
- Olynthus (Proper name) An ancient city of Chalcidice
- Oneiroi (Proper name) The gods and personifications of dreams; the sons of Hypnos and Pasithea, or Nyx and Erebus.
- Ophion (Proper name) A Titan-king of heaven, before being overthrown by Cronus and Rhea.
- Ophiotaurus (Noun) A mythical creature, part bull and part serpent.
- Ops (Proper name) The goddess of earth and fertility. Equivalent to the Greek Rhea, Ops was the sister-wife of Saturn and mother of Jupiter. After Saturn learned of a prophecy that his children by Ops would overthrow him, he ate each of them just after they were born; however, Ops saved Jupiter by feeding Saturn a stone instead.
- Orcus (Proper name) The Etruscan and Roman god of the underworld.
- Orcus (Proper name) A dwarf planet and plutino, sometimes referred to as the “anti-Pluto”. Its moon is Vanth.
- Orestes (Proper name) The son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, who killed his mother, avenging his father's death, and was then pursued by the Furies.
- Orestes (Proper name) A region of Macedonia.
- Orestes (Proper name) A town in Indiana.
- Oriental Orthodox Church (Proper name) One of the three major divisions of Eastern Christianity, not to be confused with Eastern Orthodox Church and the Church of the East
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