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Paralympics (ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪks Pronunciation for Paralympics

Definitions

plural noun

  1. See the Paralympics

Word Origin

C20: parallel + Olympics

Example Sentences Including 'Paralympics'

Getting to the root of what these Paralympics are all about promises to be the Greeks ' biggest challenge in the days ahead.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
His connection with the firemen began in 1984 when they helped him to compete in his first Paralympics in New York.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Just one class, the 2.4mR, competed at the Paralympics on the Saronic Gulf yesterday while the Sonar class sailors enjoyed a day of rest.
Yachting Boating World (2004)
NORTH Queensland Paralympic swimmer Brooke Stockham returns from her bronze medal winning performance at the Athens Paralympics today.
Australian News Misc (2004)
Now 13, Grace has literally got back on the horse with her sights set on competing in the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)

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