Ossa

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Ossa

(ô`sä), peak, c.6,490 ft (1,980 m) high, NE Thessaly, N Greece. According to legend the AloadaeAloadae
or Aloidae
, in Greek mythology, two giants who warred against the Olympian gods. Their names were Otus and Ephialtes, and they were sons of Aloeus' wife by Poseidon. They tried to reach heaven to overthrow the gods by piling Mt. Ossa on Mt.
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 piled Mt. Pelion on Ossa when they stormed Olympus.

Ossa

a mountain in NE Greece, in E Thessaly: famous in mythology for the attempt of the twin giants, Otus and Ephialtes, to reach heaven by piling Ossa on Olympus and Pelion on Ossa. Height: 1978 m (6489 ft.)