- Mount of, a small ridge E of Jerusalem, in what is now Jordan. Highest point, 2737 feet (834m).
Also Ol·i·vet [ol-uh-vet, -vit] /ˈɒl əˌvɛt, -vɪt/.
- a large floodlight having a single bulb.
Also ol·i·vet [ol-uh-vet, ol-uh-vet] /ˌɒl əˈvɛt, ˈɒl əˌvɛt/.
Origin of olivette
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Examples from the Web for olivet
Richard Colling was forced out of Olivet Nazarene University.2013 Was a Terrible Year for Evolution
Karl W. Giberson
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The Olivet Presbyterian church came into existence on May 15, 1904.History of Linn County Iowa
Luther A. Brewer
With the first pale shimmer of daylight over Olivet came a hush.A King of Tyre
James M. Ludlow
Some writers call Olivet a Duke while others place it with the Morellos.The Cherries of New York
U. P. Hedrick
We had a very steep descent to make on the eastern side of Olivet.Letters from Palestine
J. D. Paxton
He had been a professed Christian, not because of Olivet, but because of Sinai.Wild Youth, Volume Complete
- Mount of Olives a hill to the east of Jerusalem: in New Testament times the village Bethany (Mark 11:11) was on its eastern slope and Gethsemane on its western one
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