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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Olympus, from Ancient Greek Ὄλυμπος (Ólumpos)

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Proper nounEdit

Olympus

  1. The highest mountain in Greece; in Ancient Greek mythology the home of the gods.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ὄλυμπος (Ólumpos, Olympus).

Proper nounEdit

Olympus m sg (genitive Olympī); second declension

  1. Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, thought of as the home of the gods in Ancient Greek mythology.
  2. (by transference from the previous sense) heaven
  3. One of various other mountains of the same name

Proper nounEdit

Olympus f sg (genitive Olympī); second declension

  1. A city name taken from the name of a neighboring mountain

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Olympus
Genitive Olympī
Dative Olympō
Accusative Olympum
Ablative Olympō
Vocative Olympe

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