or Er·i·man·thus, Er·y·man·thos

[ er-uh-man-thuhs ]

  1. a mountain in S Greece, in the NW Peloponnesus. 7,295 feet (2,225 meters).

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How to use Erymanthus in a sentence

  • The fourth was to bring alive to Eurystheus a wild boar, which ravaged the neighbourhood of Erymanthus.

  • The same success crowned his fourth labor, the capture of the wild boar of Erymanthus in Arcadia.

    Myths of Greece and Rome | H. A. Guerber
  • On the east again there is a broad and rapid river, the Erymanthus, about which so many tales are told.

  • His way to the mountains of Erymanthus lay through the country of the Centaurs, and of his old teacher, Chiron.

    Gods and Heroes | R. E. Francillon
  • The other seems like a mythological vision, a nymph from the banks of Erymanthus.

British Dictionary definitions for Erymanthus


/ (ˌɛrɪˈmænθəs) /

  1. Mount Erymanthus a mountain in SW Greece, in the NW Peloponnese. Height: 2224 m (7297 ft): Modern Greek name: Erímanthos (eˈrimanθɔs)

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