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(Placename) a mountain range in central Greece between Epirus and Thessaly. Highest peak: Mount Smólikas, 2633 m (8639 ft). Modern Greek name: Píndhos


(ˈpɪn dəs)

a mountain range in central Greece: highest peak, 7665 ft. (2335 m).
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Most dominating is the long Pindus mountain chain, which stretch more than 100 miles up the country's spine, from the Peloponnese in the south, to the Albanian border in the north.
And the view, looking out towards the Pindus mountains, is enough to take the relaxation factor up a notch or two.
Welcome to the beautiful, peaceful Pindus mountains in the historic and traditional region of Epirus in northwestern Greece.
In North America, we call the brown bear a grizzly if he lives in inland Alaska, the Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Alberta and the states of Washington, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho, but they are actually brown bears like one might encounter in the Pindus Mountains of northern Greece.
The six Greek Orthodox monasteries are built on spectacular natural rock pillars on the edge of the Pindus Mountains.