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Definitions for Olympus
əˈlɪm pəs, oʊˈlɪm-olym·pus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Olympus, Mount Olympus, Mt. Olympus, Olimbosnoun

    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. Olympusnoun

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

  2. Etymology: From Ὄλυμπος


  1. olympus

    Olympus is typically defined in two ways. Firstly, in Greek mythology, it is the home of the twelve Olympian gods and is described as a paradise where the gods live in golden mansions, located at the top of Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece. Secondly, Olympus can also refer to a Japanese corporation that is internationally recognized for its manufacturing of optics and reprography products.


  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.


  1. Olympus

    (Olym′pus) was the magnificent mountain on the coast of Thessaly, 9,000 feet high, where the gods were supposed to reside. There were several other smaller mountains of the same name.

    “High heaven with trembling the dread signal took, And all Olympus to the center shook.” (Pope.)

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  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

Examples of Olympus in a Sentence

  1. Brad Mays:

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

  2. Jill Seubert:

    Just imagine an astronaut hiking on Mars, and maybe Olympus Mons is rising in the background, shes checking her Google Maps Mars Edition to see where she is and chart a course to get where she needs to go.

  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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