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os·sa

 (ŏs′ə)
n.
Plural of os2.

ossa

(ˈɒsə)
n
(Anatomy) the plural of os2

Ossa

(ˈɒsə)
n
(Placename) 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)

os•sa

(ˈɒs ə)

n.
pl. of os 1 .

Os•sa

(ˈɒs ə)

n.
a mountain in E Greece, in Thessaly. 6490 ft. (1978 m).
References in classic literature ?
Ossa enis perfringam, I will break your bones, as the Vulgate hath it.
He next proceeded to inspect his hack, which, with more quartos than a real and more blemishes than the steed of Gonela, that "tantum pellis et ossa fuit," surpassed in his eyes the Bucephalus of Alexander or the Babieca of the Cid.
They threatened to make war with the gods in Olympus, and tried to set Mount Ossa on the top of Mount Olympus, and Mount Pelion on the top of Ossa, that they might scale heaven itself, and they would have done it too if they had been grown up, but Apollo, son of Leto, killed both of them, before they had got so much as a sign of hair upon their cheeks or chin.
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It was de la Ossa who recently beat Humphries in a big road race in Spain.
The de la Ossa adobe, built in 1849 at the demise of the Californio period and dawn of the California Gold Rush, is one of the Valley's premier historic sites.
Spain's Juan Carlos de la Ossa held off the late challenge of Sweden's Musafa Mohamed to finish third.
Elite runners like Jelena Procopcuka, from Latvia, and Spaniard Juan Carlos de la Ossa, will be returning to defend their titles.
Alberto Garcia claimed a home victory by four seconds ahead of fellow Spaniard Juan Carlos de la Ossa who he succeeded as European silver medallist in Tilburg.
The 32-year-old Ethiopian's victory saw both runner-up Juan Carlos de la Ossa and Sergiy Lebid dragged to Spanish and Ukrainian national road-running records.
Gebrselassie ran the fastest time in the world this year with a win ahead of Juan Carlos de la Ossa and Sergiy Lebid.
SPANIARD Juan Carlos de la Ossa sealed a thrilling win in Edinburgh as he powered to the fastest 10km time in Britain this yearDe la Ossa produced a superb long sprint 600 metres from home to win the BUPA Great Caledonian Run in 28 mins, 22 secs.