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definition : Olympian

Olympian or Olympians may refer to:

== Mythology == * Twelve Olympians, the principal gods and goddesses of classical Greek mythology and religion. * Olympian spirits, spirits mentioned in several renaissance and post-renaissance books of magic

== Sports == * A participant in the Olympic Games * SoCal Olympians, an organization of the United States Olympic team * London Olympians, a British amateur American football team based in Beckenham, London * Beijing Olympians, a Chinese professional men's basketball team * Indianapolis Olympians, a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA from 1949 to 1953 * Olympian Swim Club (Canadian swim team), an Edmonton, Alberta based swim club * World Olympians Association, an association of former Olympic athletes from all over the world * Wenlock Olympian Society, an organisation begun in 1850 by William Penny Brookes to hold the annual Wenlock Olympian Games in Shropshire, England

== Technology == * Olympian (automobile), an automobile built by the Olympian Motors Company from 1917–21 * Olympian (sidewheeler), a large sidewheel steamboat that operated on Puget Sound from about 1884 to 1890 * Leyland Olympian, a double-decker bus built by British Leyland/Leyland Bus * Leyland-MCW Olympian, a single-deck bus built by Weymann Coachbuilders using Leyland Tiger Cub units * Volvo Olympian, a rear-engine double decker bus built by Volvo from 1992 to 2000 * Volvo Olympian (low-floor) or Volvo B9TL, a low-floor double-decker bus built by Volvo Buses since 2002 * Olympian and Olympian Hiawatha, passenger trains operated by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad from 1911 to 1961 * Olympian (typeface), a typeface designed in 1970 by Matthew Carter

== Places == * Olympian High School, a public high school in San Diego County, California * Olympian City, a shopping and residential complex on the reclaimed land of Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong * Citizens of Olympia, Washington * Citizens of the ancient Greek city-state of Olympia, Greece

== Popular culture == * Olympians (Marvel Comics), a fictional species in the Marvel Comics universe, based loosely on the Twelve Olympians and other deities of Greek mythology * Olympian (comics), a superhero from DC Comics * Olympian Gods (DC Comics), characters based upon Greek mythology who appear primarily in Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel and Aquaman * Percy Jackson & the Olympians, a series of adventure and fiction books written by Rick Riordan

== Other uses == * Olympian (album), an album by British rock band Gene * The Olympian, a daily newspaper based in Olympia, Washington * The Olympians, an opera by Arthur Bliss to a libretto by J. B. Priestley, first performed in 1949 * Olympian Publishing, a publishing house with offices in Chicago, IL, USA * Committee of 300, a conspiracy theory which alleges the existence of a group founded by the British aristocracy in 1727

==See also== *Olympus (disambiguation)

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