Parnassus

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Par·nas·sus

 (pär-năs′əs) also Par·nas·sós (-nä-sôs′)
A mountain, about 2,457 m (8,061 ft) high, of central Greece north of the Gulf of Corinth. In ancient times it was sacred to Apollo, Dionysus, and the Muses. Delphi was at the foot of the mountain.

Parnassus

(pɑːˈnæsəs)
n
1. (Placename) Mount Parnassus a mountain in central Greece, in NW Boeotia: in ancient times sacred to Dionysus, Apollo, and the Muses, with the Castalian Spring and Delphi on its slopes. Height: 2457 m (8061 ft). Modern Greek names: Parnassós or Liákoura
2. (Poetry)
a. the world of poetry
b. a centre of poetic or other creative activity
3. (Poetry) a collection of verse or belles-lettres

Par•nas•sus

(pɑrˈnæs əs)

n.
Mount, a mountain in central Greece, N of the Gulf of Corinth and near Delphi. ab. 8000 ft. (2440 m).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Parnassus - (Greek mythology) a mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses livedParnassus - (Greek mythology) a mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses lived; known as the mythological home of music and poetry; "Liakoura is the modern name of Mount Parnassus"
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Translations

Parnassus

[pɑːˈnæsəs] NParnaso m

Parnassus

n Mount Parnassusder Parnass

Parnassus

[pɑːˈnæsəs] n (Geog, Myth) → Parnaso