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Cithaeron

[si-theer-uh n]
noun
  1. a mountain range in SE Greece: sacred to Dionysus, in Greek mythology. to 4623 feet (1409 meters).
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Greek Ki·thai·rón [kee-the-rawn] /ki θɛˈrɔn/.
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Historical Examples

  • Between us and the heights of Cithaeron the river of sin now flows.

    The Longest Journey

    E. M. Forster

  • Cithaeron and Taygetus were mountains, the one in Boeotia and the other in Laconia.

  • All else within the bounds of Cecropia and the bosom of the divine Cithaeron shall fall and fail you.

  • In this emergency he consulted Cithaeron, king of Platea, who was famed for his great wisdom and subtlety.

  • The messenger himself found him on Cithaeron in his infancy, his feet pierced through.