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Erymanthus

or Erimanthus, Erymanthos

[er-uh-man-thuh s] /ˌɛr əˈmæn θəs/
noun
1.
a mountain in S Greece, in the NW Peloponnesus. 7295 feet (2225 meters).
Also called Olonos.
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  • Erymanthus is a range of mountains separating Arcadia from Achaia and Elis.

    Minor Poems by Milton John Milton
  • The other seems like a mythological vision, a nymph from the banks of Erymanthus.

  • Nausicaa is elaborately compared to her, and in this simile she is described as hunting in Taygetus and Erymanthus.

  • The fourth was to bring alive to Eurystheus a wild boar, which ravaged the neighbourhood of Erymanthus.

  • The same success crowned his fourth labor, the capture of the wild boar of Erymanthus in Arcadia.

    Myths of Greece and Rome H. A. Guerber
  • The fourth labour was to bring alive to Eurystheus a wild boar which ravaged the neighbourhood of Erymanthus.

  • On the east again there is a broad and rapid river, the Erymanthus, about which so many tales are told.

  • His way to the mountains of Erymanthus lay through the country of the Centaurs, and of his old teacher, Chiron.

    Gods and Heroes R. E. Francillon
  • Erymanthus, a mountain in Arcadia that was the haunt of the boar killed by Hercules.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
British Dictionary definitions for Erymanthus

Erymanthus

/ˌɛrɪˈmænθəs/
noun
1.
Mount Erymanthus, a mountain in SW Greece, in the NW Peloponnese. Height: 2224 m (7297 ft) Modern Greek name Erímanthos (eˈrimanθɔs)
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