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A region of ancient Macedonia. It included Mount Olympus and Mount Pierus, seat of the worship of Orpheus and the Muses.

Pi·e′ri·an adj.
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(Placename) a region of ancient Macedonia, west of the Gulf of Salonika: site of the Pierian Spring
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(paɪˈɪər i ə)

a coastal region in NE Greece, in Macedonia, W of the Gulf of Salonika.
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References in classic literature ?
He took the wand with which he seals men's eyes in sleep or wakes them just as he pleases, and flew holding it in his hand over Pieria; then he swooped down through the firmament till he reached the level of the sea, whose waves he skimmed like a cormorant that flies fishing every hole and corner of the ocean, and drenching its thick plumage in the spray.
She passed over Pieria and fair Emathia, and went on and on till she came to the snowy ranges of the Thracian horsemen, over whose topmost crests she sped without ever setting foot to ground.
1-10) Muses of Pieria who give glory through song, come hither, tell of Zeus your father and chant his praise.
Most sit-ins are in Pela, but there are also in Thessaloniki, Kilkis, Chalkidiki and Pieria, Proto Thema reports.
Dopo il secentesco lavoro di Francesca Caccini, Cliternestra Pieria (nome arcade di Elena Virgili de Romanis di cui poco si conosce) nel 1746 scrisse l'Armida, una breve "cantata a due voci", musicata dal celebre compositore napoletano Niccolo Jommelli (1714-1774) sul quale avremo modo di dire.
Antonopoulos was born in Katerini, Pieria and for the last 18 years he lived in Cyprus.
Coppola, 'An Experiment with Basic Income.' Pieria, 12th January, 2014.
In Greece, it is known from the high elevation of seven mountains, Olimpos, Ossa, Pieria, Bermio, Barnous, Pangeo and Falakro (Willemse 1984) (Fig.
Na realidade, a colecao musiva da Siria-Palestina e inaugurada com os mosaicos da era imperial recuperados de Antioquia e arredores (Dafne, Yakto, Kaoussie e Seleucia Pieria), no decorrer da expedicao liderada pela Universidade de Princeton entre 1932 e 1939.