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O•lyn•thusoʊˈlɪn θəs(n.)

  1. an ancient city in NE Greece, on the Chalcidice Peninsula.

    Category: Geography (places)

O•lyn′thi•an(adj.; n.)

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  1. Olynthus

    Olynthus was an ancient city of Chalcidice, built mostly on two flat-topped hills 30–40m in height, in a fertile plain at the head of the Gulf of Torone, near the neck of the peninsula of Pallene, about 2.5 kilometers from the sea, and about 60 stadia from Poteidaea. Artefacts found during the excavations of the site are exhibited in the Archaeological Museum of Olynthos.

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