[ ol-ivz ]
/ ˈɒl ɪvz /


Mount of, a small ridge E of Jerusalem, in what is now Jordan. Highest point, 2737 feet (834m).

Also Ol·i·vet [ol-uh-vet, -vit] /ˈɒl əˌvɛt, -vɪt/.


[ ol-uh-vet ]
/ ˌɒl əˈvɛt /

noun Theater.

a large floodlight having a single bulb.
Also ol·i·vet [ol-uh-vet, ol-uh-vet] /ˌɒl əˈvɛt, ˈɒl əˌvɛt/.

Origin of olivette

From French; see origin at olive, -ette

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/ (ˈɒlɪvz) /


Mount of Olives a hill to the east of Jerusalem: in New Testament times the village Bethany (Mark 11:11) was on its eastern slope and Gethsemane on its western one
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