Definitions for olympusəˈlɪm pəs, oʊˈlɪm-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

O•lym•pusəˈlɪm pəs, oʊˈlɪm-(n.)Mount

  1. a mountain in NE Greece, on the boundary between Thessaly and Macedonia: mythical abode of the Greek gods. 9730 ft. (2966 m).

    Category: Geography (places)

  2. a mountain in NW Washington: highest peak of the Olympic Mountains. 7954 ft. (2424 m).

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Olympus, Mount Olympus, Mt. Olympus, Olimbos(noun)

    a mountain peak in northeast Greece near the Aegean coast; believed by ancient Greeks to be the dwelling place of the gods (9,570 feet high)


  1. Olympus(ProperNoun)

    The highest mountain in Greece; in Ancient Greek mythology the home of the gods.

  2. Origin: From Ὄλυμπος


  1. Olympus

    Olympus is a fictional setting, a location in the Marvel Universe. Adapted from Greek mythology by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, it first appeared in Journey into Mystery Annual #1.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Olympus

    a mountain range in Greece, between Thessaly and Macedonia, the highest peak of which is 9750 ft.; the summit of it was the fabled abode of the Greek gods; it is clothed with forests of pine and other trees.


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