Paralympics

Paralympic Games

[par-uh-lim-pik, par-]
plural noun
an international competition for physically disabled athletes.
Also called Paralympics.

Paralympian, noun, adjective
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Paralympics (ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪks)
 
pl n
the Paralympics Also known as: the Parallel Olympics a sporting event, modelled on the Olympic Games, held solely for disabled competitors
 
[C20: parallel + Olympics]

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