[hahy-met-uh s]


a mountain in SE Greece, near Athens. 3370 feet (1027 meters).

Related formsHy·met·ti·an, Hy·met·tic, adjective
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Historical Examples of hymettian

  • Hymettian marble was one of the first—if not actually the first—species introduced into Rome.

    Roman Mosaics

    Hugh Macmillan

British Dictionary definitions for hymettian


Hymettic (haɪˈmɛtɪk)


of or relating to Hymettus, a mountain in SE Greece



a mountain in SE Greece, in Attica east of Athens: famous for its marble and for honey. Height: 1032 m (3386 ft)Modern Greek name: Imittós
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