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Hymettus

[hahy-met-uh s]
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noun
  1. a mountain in SE Greece, near Athens. 3370 feet (1027 meters).
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Related formsHy·met·ti·an, Hy·met·tic, adjective
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Historical Examples

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

    Roman Mosaics

    Hugh Macmillan


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Hymettian

Hymettic (haɪˈmɛtɪk)

adjective
  1. of or relating to Hymettus, a mountain in SE Greece
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Hymettus

noun
  1. 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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