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Eolus

[ee-oh-luh s] /iˈoʊ ləs/
noun
1.
Mount, a peak in SW Colorado, in the San Juan Mountains. 14,083 feet (4292 meters).
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  • Jack agreed to wait till the Eolus could take in provisions and water.

    The Three Commanders W.H.G. Kingston
  • By the way, she must have come down on the 'Eolus' with you, Candace.

    A Little Country Girl Susan Coolidge
  • The boat was heading toward a wharf, black with carriages, which were evidently drawn up to wait the arrival of the "Eolus."

    A Little Country Girl Susan Coolidge
  • A sharp double whistle announced the "Eolus" just started on her up trip, with a long wake of creamy foam behind her.

    A Little Country Girl Susan Coolidge
  • The Eolus was almost ready for sea, and sailed about a fortnight after Adair had commissioned her.

    The Three Commanders W.H.G. Kingston
  • The giant Orgoglio is a baser species of pride, born of the Earth and Eolus; that is to say, of sensual and vain conceits.

  • It was no chance that made these coasts the home of the kind old monarch Eolus, inventor of sails and storm-signals.

    Saunterings Charles Dudley Warner
  • But when the sea receives thee, the wrath of the prison of Eolus shall be loosed upon thy head.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
  • But Captain Hull now turned and steered out to sea, across the bows of the Eolus, and soon had them astern again.

  • There is no sense in urging machinery when Eolus himself gives you good knots for nothing.

    Actions and Reactions Rudyard Kipling

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