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Pentelicus

[pen-tel-i-kuh s]
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noun
  1. Latin name of Pendelikon.
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Related formsPen·tel·ic, Pen·tel·i·can, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • Mountains: Hymettus, Pentelicus, and the headland of Sunium.

    A Manual of Ancient History

    A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren

  • The principal exports are wine, cognac and marble from Pentelicus.

  • What the marble quarries of Pentelicus were to the Athenian builders, the clay beneath their feet was to those Lombard craftsmen.

  • The sky, of a deep blue, whitened imperceptibly between Hymettus and Pentelicus.

  • He built a fine mansion on the road to Pentelicus, with a guard-house for lodging twenty-five devoted Palikars.