Definitions for olympusəˈlɪm pəs, oʊˈlɪm-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word olympus

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)

Wiktionary

  1. Olympus(ProperNoun)

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

  2. Origin: From Ὄλυμπος

Freebase

  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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of olympus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of olympus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brad Mays:

    One foot on Mount Olympus, the other in the kitty litter.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Mt. Everest of Earth is 8.8 km tall; Mt. Olympus of Mars is 22 km tall. Every time you see a giant, you must know that that giant might be just a dwarf somewhere else!

  3. Henri-Frédéric Amiel:

    Mozart has the classic purity of light and the blue ocean; Beethoven the romantic grandeur which belongs to the storms of air and sea, and while the soul of Mozart seems to dwell on the ethereal peaks of Olympus, that of Beethoven climbs shuddering the storm-beaten sides of a Sinai. Blessed be they both! Each represents a moment of the ideal life, each does us good. Our love is due to both.

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