Olympus

noun
Olym·​pus | \ ə-ˈlim-pəs How to pronounce Olympus (audio) , ō- \

Definition of Olympus

: a mountain in Thessaly that in Greek mythology is the abode of the gods

First Known Use of Olympus

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Olympus

Latin, from Greek Olympos

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“Olympus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Olympus. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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