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see CyprusCyprus
, Gr. Kypros, Turk. Kıbrıs, officially Republic of Cyprus, republic (2015 est. pop. 1,161,000), 3,578 sq mi (9,267 sq km), an island in the E Mediterranean Sea, c.40 mi (60 km) S of Turkey and c.60 mi (100 km) W of Syria.
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; Olympic MountainsOlympic Mountains,
highest part of the Coast Ranges, on the Olympic Peninsula, NW Wash. Mt. Olympus (7,965 ft/2,427 m) is the highest point in the mountains, which are composed mainly of sedimentary rock.
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; OlympusOlympus
, Gr. Ólimbos, mountain range, c.25 mi (40 km) long, N Greece, on the border of Thessaly and Macedonia, near the Aegean coast. It rises to c.9,570 ft (2,920 m) at Mt. Olympus, the highest point in Greece. The peak was first ascended in 1913.
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Olympus, Mount:

see CyprusCyprus
, Gr. Kypros, Turk. Kıbrıs, officially Republic of Cyprus, republic (2015 est. pop. 1,161,000), 3,578 sq mi (9,267 sq km), an island in the E Mediterranean Sea, c.40 mi (60 km) S of Turkey and c.60 mi (100 km) W of Syria.
..... Click the link for more information.
; Olympic Mts.Olympic Mountains,
highest part of the Coast Ranges, on the Olympic Peninsula, NW Wash. Mt. Olympus (7,965 ft/2,427 m) is the highest point in the mountains, which are composed mainly of sedimentary rock.
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, Wash.; OlympusOlympus
, Gr. Ólimbos, mountain range, c.25 mi (40 km) long, N Greece, on the border of Thessaly and Macedonia, near the Aegean coast. It rises to c.9,570 ft (2,920 m) at Mt. Olympus, the highest point in Greece. The peak was first ascended in 1913.
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, Greece.
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Mount Olympus Ride - highest mountain in Greece, home for mythological Greek Gods
The Troodos mountains have a series of hiking trails in the shadow of Mount Olympus, which dominates the skyline with the British Forces' radar installation looking like a giant golf ball.
Suddenly, the great eagle swooped up to the kingdom of the gods on top of Mount Olympus. The magnificent palace was shrouded in clouds.
While Salpingidis has earned himself a place on Mount Olympus -- shoulder to shoulder with other demigods like Hercules -- Spanish referee Carlos Velasco Carballo would have easily gained the status of a villain because of many mistakes he committed in the match, according to experts on many TV stations after the encounter.
Ancient law prevents Zeus (Luke Evans), his daughter Athena (Isabel Lucas) and the other gods from intervening in mankind's conflict, so they watch with mounting dread from their vantage point on Mount Olympus as Hyperion slaughters everyone who gets in his way.
She begins at Mount Olympus, home of the Gods, before travelling to the birthplace of Zeus's daughter and drinking from the water's they used to bath in which the Greeks say will provide inspiration.
Over half of the text describes Heracles's adventures, from his infancy and role in the creation myth of the Milky Way to his completion of the twelve labors and eventual ascension into Mount Olympus. Throughout this journey, frames feature Hera's watchful observation, revealing her reactions and her role in the difficult path that makes him a hero and eventual deity.
The themes and motifs of everyday Greek life are combined with the intrigues of the many gods housed on Mount Olympus. While the artist focuses on the interactions of male with female, god with human or part human/part animal, she raises ethical questions.
The gods of Mount Olympus have apparently walked out of the pages of the youngster's school text books - and into his life.
The lift doors open on Mount Olympus, a dark, brooding landscape that looks uncannily like Hogwarts at night.
It was the Greeks when they hosted the 2004 Olympics, who decided that as the original home of the Games, it would be a good idea to have the Olympic flame carried from Mount Olympus where it was lit, right around the world on its way to Athens.