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Meaning of PARNASSUS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a mountain in central Greece where (according to Greek mythology) the Muses lived; known as the mythological home of music and poetry; "Liakoura is the modern name of Mount Parnassus"
 

PARNASSUS is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: Liakoura, Mount Parnassus
 
 See Also: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic, mountain peak

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par*nas"sus\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Anc. Geog. & Gr.
Myth.)
A mountain in Greece, sacred to Apollo and the Muses, and
famous for a temple of Apollo and for the Castalian spring.

{Grass of Parnassus}. (Bot.) See under {Grass}, and
   {Parnassia}.

{To climb Parnassus}, to write poetry. [Colloq.]

 

 

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