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Hymettus

[hahy-met-uh s] /haɪˈmɛt əs/
noun
1.
a mountain in SE Greece, near Athens. 3370 feet (1027 meters).
Related forms
Hymettian, Hymettic, adjective
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  • hymettian marble was one of the first—if not actually the first—species introduced into Rome.

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British Dictionary definitions for hymettian

Hymettian

/haɪˈmɛtɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Hymettus, a mountain in SE Greece

Hymettus

/haɪˈmɛtəs/
noun
1.
a mountain in SE Greece, in Attica east of Athens: famous for its marble and for honey. Height: 1032 m (3386 ft) Modern Greek name Imittós
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