- a mountain in SE Greece, near Athens. 3370 feet (1027 meters).
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Examples from the Web for hymettus
It's like the bees getting drunk on Hybla and Hymettus, you know.A Phyllis of the Sierras
What was her story of going to Hymettus but a lie as transparent as her own?
I told them I was going over to Hymettus and might want money.
In a few minutes they were alongside and made fast to the Hymettus, but, alas!With the Zionists in Gallipoli
John Henry Patterson
We have not mingled enough of the honey of Hymettus with our cookery.The Art of Entertaining
M. E. W. Sherwood
- 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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