- mountain in N Greece, between Thessaly & Macedonia: c. 9,580 ft (2,920 m): in Greek mythology, the home of the gods
- highest peak of the Olympic Mountains, NW Wash.: 7,965 ft (2,428 m)
Origin of Olympusafter the mountain in Greece
Origin of OlympusClassical Latin from Classical Greek Olympos
A mountain range of northern Greece near the Aegean coast. It rises to 2,919 m (9,577 ft) at Mount Olympus, the highest point in Greece and home of the mythical Greek gods.