from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- MountAthos A peak, about 2,034 m (6,670 ft) high, of northeast Greece. It is the site of the virtually independent monastic community of Mount Athos, originally founded in the tenth century.
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- proper n. one of the Gigantes
- proper n. A peninsula in Greece containing Mount Athos
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- n. an autonomous area in northeastern Greece that is the site of several Greek Orthodox monasteries founded in the tenth century
From Ancient Greek Ἄθως. (Wiktionary)