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Rhodope

[rod-uh-pee, ro-doh-]
noun
  1. a mountain range in SW Bulgaria. Highest peak, Mus Allah, 9595 feet (2925 meters).
  2. Classical Mythology. a maiden skilled in hunting, the companion of Artemis.
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Historical Examples of rhodope

  • The source of the river Strymon is among the Agrianes near Rhodope.

    The Geography of Strabo, Volume I (of 3)

    Strabo

  • What is he splintering Athos, or Rhodope, or the Acroceraunians for?

  • On the north, Rhodope, or the Riphean Mountains, were supposed to enclose the hyperborean limits of the world.

  • Rhodope separated Macedonia from a large and powerful country, which was occupied by a somewhat rude but warlike race of men.

  • Rhodope, the wife of Haemus, king of Thrace, who was changed into a mountain because she thought herself more beautiful than Hera.