- a mountain range in SE Greece: sacred to Dionysus, in Greek mythology. to 4623 feet (1409 meters).
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Historical Examples of cithaeron
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.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete
In this emergency he consulted Cithaeron, king of Platea, who was famed for his great wisdom and subtlety.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome
The messenger himself found him on Cithaeron in his infancy, his feet pierced through.Authors of Greece
T. W. Lumb