AskDefine | Define games

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games
  1. Plural of game

Extensive Definition

other Game Games were an important celebratory element in the religious life of ancient Greece. The modern Olympic Games take their name from the Ancient Olympic Games; the modern Olympics are divided between the Summer Olympic Games and the Winter Olympic Games.

Games in the Greco-Roman World

Ancient games in the Greco-Roman world included:

In Greece

In the Roman world

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Highland games, Olympiad, Olympic games, Olympics, bout, carousel, concours, contest, derby, encounter, engagement, field day, fight, game, go, gymkhana, joust, match, matching, meet, meeting, rally, regatta, rencontre, test, the Olympics, tilt, tournament, tourney, track meet, trial
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