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OLYMPUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Olympus mean? 

OLYMPUS (noun)
  The noun OLYMPUS has 1 sense:

1. a mountain peak in northeast Greece near the Aegean coast; believed by ancient Greeks to be the dwelling place of the gods (9,570 feet high)

  Familiarity information: OLYMPUS used as a noun is very rare.


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OLYMPUS (noun)


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Meaning:

A mountain peak in northeast Greece near the Aegean coast; believed by ancient Greeks to be the dwelling place of the gods (9,570 feet high)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

Mount Olympus; Mt. Olympus; Olimbos; Olympus

Instance hypernyms:

mountain peak (the summit of a mountain)

Holonyms ("Olympus" is a part of...):

Ellas; Greece; Hellenic Republic (a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil)


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