Olympus meaning

ə-lĭmpəs, ō-lĭm-
(place) Mountain in N Greece, between Thessaly & Macedonia: c. 9,580 ft (2,920 m): in Greek mythology, the home of the gods.
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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.
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(place) Highest peak of the Olympic Mountains, NW Wash.: 7,965 ft (2,428 m)
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Origin of olympus

  • L < Gr Olympos

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition