Ath·os(ăth′ŏs, ā′thŏs, ä′thôs), Mount
A peak, about 2,033 m (6,670 ft) high, of northeast Greece. It is the site of the virtually independent monastic community of Mount Athos, originally founded in the tenth century.
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