Olives, Mount of

geographical name \ˈä-lə-ˌvet, ˌä-lə-ˈ\
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Olivet

\ˈä-lə-ˌvet, ˌä-lə-ˈ\play

Definition of Olives, Mount of

  1. mountain ridge 2680 feet (817 meters) high in the West Bank running north and south on the eastern side of Jerusalem The Mount of Olives is mentioned in various biblical stories.


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contemplative of or relative to the past

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