Definition of Mount olympus

1. 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).

Exact synonyms: Mt. Olympus, Olimbos, Olympus
Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Generic synonyms: Mountain Peak
Derivative terms: Olympian



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mount Olympus

Mount Athos
Mount Bartle Frere
Mount Carmel
Mount Cook lily
Mount Elbert
Mount Etna
Mount Everest
Mount Fuji
Mount Godwin Austen
Mount Hubbard
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Logan
Mount McKinley
Mount Megiddo
Mount Olympus
Mount Orizaba
Mount Pinatubo
Mount Ranier
Mount Ranier National Park
Mount Rushmore
Mount Rushmore State
Mount Saint Helens
Mount Shasta
Mount Sherman
Mount Sinai
Mount St. Helens
Mount Tacoma
Mount Vernon

Literary usage of Mount olympus

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1. Weather by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Rose/Graf, Mike Graf, Nancy Schoefl, Evan-Moor (Firm (2002)
"Up to 200 (508 cm) inches of precipitation falls annually on the west side of mount olympus, while only 20 inches (51 cm) of rain falls in the town of ..."

2. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest. With by William Smith (1897)
"... to mount olympus. §8. Preparations of the Greeks to resist Xerxes. Congress of the Grecian states at the Isthmus of Corinth. §9. ..."

3. Stepping Stones to Literature by Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert (1897)
"mount olympus AND ITS INHABITANTS.1 mount olympus was shut out from the people who ... On this mount olympus, where the gods lived, each had his own house; ..."

4. Weather by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Rose/Graf, Mike Graf, Nancy Schoefl, Evan-Moor (Firm (2002)
"Up to 200 (508 cm) inches of precipitation falls annually on the west side of mount olympus, while only 20 inches (51 cm) of rain falls in the town of ..."

5. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest. With by William Smith (1897)
"... to mount olympus. §8. Preparations of the Greeks to resist Xerxes. Congress of the Grecian states at the Isthmus of Corinth. §9. ..."

6. Stepping Stones to Literature by Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert (1897)
"mount olympus AND ITS INHABITANTS.1 mount olympus was shut out from the people who ... On this mount olympus, where the gods lived, each had his own house; ..."

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