American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A mountain range of northern Greece near the Aegean coast. It rises to 2,918.9 m (9,570 ft) at Mount Olympus, the highest point in Greece and home of the mythical Greek gods.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek myth, the abode of the gods: identified in classical Greek times with Mount Olympus in Thessaly, later used for a supposed home of the gods in or beyond the sky; hence, sometimes used as equivalent to heaven.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A mountain in Northeastern Greece; -- it was believed by ancient Greeks to be the dwelling place of the gods.
- n. 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)
- From Ancient Greek Ὄλυμπος (Wiktionary)
“Olympus is showing the $449 SP-590 Ultra Zoom, with a 26x zoom.”
“The Lion of Olympus is dead — again — and all his friends come to mourn his passing.”
“No one would take seriously the idea that Zeus is literally sitting in Olympus right now.”
“But Olympus is different: its lower slopes are wreathed in mist and cloud, so that the mountain itself seems to be floating in mid-air, remote, ethereal and shining, like another, whiter cloud; an angular cloud; a cloud, perhaps by Epstein.”
“Here also I first tasted pulque; and on a first impression it appears to me, that as nectar was the drink in Olympus, we may fairly conjecture that Pluto cultivated the maguey in his dominions.”
“In his interview with Reuters on Thursday, he called Olympus "a fiefdom, a kingdom," and added that "Kikukawa is the emperor.”
“Nathan, your work on the Image title Olympus was very highly acclaimed by critics, readers, and your peers.”
“Last evening brought us to the moment when the rescue party, having entered Volcano Bay, were about to land at the foot of the great mountain, called Olympus -- the Hili-li synonym for Mount preceding the name Olympus when the peak, some eight miles high, was referred to.”
“Now that Olympus is interesting, but I’d really be interested in it as a platform for OM lenses.”
“Paul Kolinski takes a different technical approach, shooting with a classic manual Olympus from the age of steel on Ilford 400asa b&w film (which I didn’t even know you could still buy).”
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Selection from Homer's, The Iliad. Written 800BCE. Samuel Butler translation.
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