HyperDic: agon

English > 1 sense of the word agon:
NOUNactagona festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes
English > agon: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA festivity in ancient Greece at which competitors contended for prizes.
NarrowerIsthmian GamesThe ancient Panhellenic games held biennially on the Isthmus of Corinth in the first and third years of each Olympiad
Nemean GamesThe ancient Panhellenic games held biennially at Nemea in the second and fourth years of each Olympiad
Olympian Games, Olympic GamesThe ancient Panhellenic celebration at Olympia in honor of Zeus
Pythian GamesThe ancient Panhellenic celebration at Delphi held every four years in the third year of the Olympiad in honor of Apollo
Broadercelebration, festivityAny joyous diversion
Spanishagon
Catalanagon
Adjectivesagonisticof or relating to the athletic contests held in ancient Greece

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