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Erymanthus

or Er·i·man·thus, Er·y·man·thos

[er-uh-man-thuh s]
noun
  1. a mountain in S Greece, in the NW Peloponnesus. 7295 feet (2225 meters).
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Also called Olonos.
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Examples from the Web for erymanthus

Historical Examples

  • The other seems like a mythological vision, a nymph from the banks of Erymanthus.

    Jonathan and His Continent

    Max O'Rell

  • Erymanthus is a range of mountains separating Arcadia from Achaia and Elis.

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

  • Nausicaa is elaborately compared to her, and in this simile she is described as hunting in Taygetus and Erymanthus.

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


British Dictionary definitions for erymanthus

Erymanthus

noun
  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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