I. noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Olympos Date: 15th century a mountain in Thessaly that in Greek mythology is the abode of the gods II. geographical name massif NE Greece in Thessaly near coast of Gulf of Salonika; highest point 9570 feet (2917 meters)

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