Olympus

[ uh-lim-puhs, oh-lim- ]
/ əˈlɪm pəs, oʊˈlɪm- /

noun

Mount, a mountain in NE Greece, on the boundary between Thessaly and Macedonia: mythical abode of the greater Grecian gods. 9,730 feet (2,966 meters).
a mountain in NW Washington: highest peak of the Olympic Mountains. 7,954 feet (2,424 meters).

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Olympus
/ (əʊˈlɪmpəs) /

noun

Mount Olympus a mountain in NE Greece: the highest mountain in Greece, believed in Greek mythology to be the dwelling place of the greater gods. Height: 2911 m (9550 ft)Modern Greek name: Ólimbos
Mount Olympus a mountain in NW Washington: highest peak of the Olympic Mountains. Height: 2427 m (7965 ft)
a poetic word for heaven
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