Hymettus

[hahy-met-uh s]
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noun

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

Hymettian

Hymettic (haɪˈmɛtɪk)

adjective

of or relating to Hymettus, a mountain in SE Greece

Hymettus

noun

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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