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definition : Olympia

The name Olympia may refer to:

==Places== *Olympia, Missouri, an unincorporated community *Olympia, Washington, the capital city of the U.S. state of Washington *Olympia, Greece, the site of the ancient Olympic Games *Olympia Province, a former province of Greece *Olympia Heights, Florida, U.S. *Olympia Fields, Illinois, U.S. *Olímpia, a municipality of São Paulo, Brazil

==Buildings and landmarks== *Olympia (Paris), a famous music hall in Paris, France *Olympia (London), an exhibition centre in London, UK *Olympia Apartments (Washington, D.C.), listed on the National Register of Historic Places *Olympia Building, Atlanta, location of an iconic Coca-Cola sign *Detroit Olympia, the former stadium of the NHL's Detroit Red Wings *Kensington (Olympia) station, a station in London, UK *Liverpool Olympia, a theatre in Liverpool, UK *Olympia High School (disambiguation), any of several high schools in the United States *Olympia Milk Bar, a cultural landmark in Sydney, Australia *Olympic Stadium (Berlin), a stadium originally built for the cancelled 1916 Summer Olympics *Olympia Theatre (Dublin), a concert hall in Dublin, Ireland *Olympia Theatre (New York), a now-demolished theatre complex in New York City, U.S.

==People== *Olympias, the mother of Alexander the Great *Olympia Dukakis (born 1931), actress * Olympia, a nickname for American professional bodybuilder Iris Kyle (born 1974) *Olympia Hartauer, female professional wrestler from the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling *Olympia Snowe (born 1947), U.S. Senator from Maine *Olympia Valance (born 1993), Australian actress, known for her role as Paige Smith in Neighbours *Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark (born 1996), daughter of Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece *Olympia (musician), stage name of Australian musician Olivia Bartley

==Ships and aircraft== *USS Olympia, referring to two ships named after the city of Olympia, Washington, U.S. *HMS Olympia, referring to ships of the Royal Navy *M/V Olympia (later Pride of Bilbao), a ferry operated by Viking Line between 1986 and 1993 *Olympia, later MS Regal Empress, an ocean liner *DFS Olympia Meise, a glider built in numbers in the 1930s in Germany *The Olympia, a glider built in numbers in the 1940s in the United Kingdom

==Art== *Olympia (Manet), an 1863 oil on canvas painting by Édouard Manet *Olympia (1938 film), by Leni Riefenstahl, documenting the Berlin-hosted Olympic Games *Olympia (1998 film), about a Mexican soap opera star who pursues a career as an athlete *Olympia, an 1948 oil on canvas painting by René Magritte *Olympia (2011 film), by Leo Damario, about an aspiring porn actress


*"Olympia" (song), a song by Sergio Mendes from his album Confetti *Olympia (Bryan Ferry album), an album by Bryan Ferry *Olympia (Austra album), an album by Austra *Olympia, a mechanical doll from E.T.A. Hoffmann's short story "Der Sandmann" *Olympia (EP), an EP by The Maybes?

==Businesses, companies and products== *Olympia (comics), a fictional city in Marvel Comics *, a British CD label active in the 1990s releasing material from the Soviet Union, Poland, the Netherlands and other countries *Olympia (ice resurfacer), a line of ice resurfacers manufactured by Resurfice Corporation *Olympia Brewing Company (1896-2003), a brewery in Tumwater, Washington, U.S. *Olympia College, a for-profit group of American colleges, part of the Everest College system *Olympia Press, a French publisher *Olympia and York, a now bankrupt property firm based in Canada *Opel Olympia, a family car *, a former major manufacturer of typewriter in Germany

==Sports== *Olympia FC (disambiguation), several football clubs *Olympia (horse), an American Thoroughbred racehorse *Olympia Larissa BC, a basketball club based in Larissa, Greece *Detroit Olympia, the former stadium of the NHL's Detroit Red Wings *Olympia (Helsingborg), a football stadium in Helsingborg, home of Helsingborgs IF *Olympia Club de Bruxelles, a former Belgian football club *Olympia Skistadion, a ski-jumping facility in Garmisch, Germany *TSR Olympia Wilhelmshaven, a German sports club *Mr. Olympia, an annual bodybuilding contest *Ms. Olympia, an annual women's bodybuilding contest *Figure Olympia, women's bodybuilding competition *Fitness Olympia, women's bodybuilding competition

==Other uses== *Olympia, a junior synonym of the plant genus Hypericum (St. John's-worts) *582 Olympia, a minor planet orbiting the sun *Olympia Academy or "Akademie Olympia", a semi-formal group of friends that included Albert Einstein *Olympia oyster, a Pacific coast oyster *Euchloe olympia, a North American butterfly commonly called the Olympia Marble

==See also== *Olympic (disambiguation) *Olympus (disambiguation) *Olympe (disambiguation) *Olimpia (disambiguation)

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