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Pen·tel·i·conor Pen·tel·i·kon (pĕn-tĕl′ĭ-kŏn′, pĕn′tĕ-lē-kôn′)
A mountain, about 1,119 m (3,670 ft) high, of east-central Greece northeast of Athens. White marble quarried here was used for many of the buildings of ancient Athens.
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(Placename) a mountain in SE Greece, near Athens: famous for its white marble, worked regularly from the 6th century bc, from which the chief buildings and sculptures in Athens are made. Height: 1109 m (3638 ft). Latin name: Pentelicus
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