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Ossa

[os-uh] /ˈɒs ə/
noun
1.
a mountain in E Greece, in Thessaly. 6490 feet (1978 meters).
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  • It makes no attempt to pile up Pelions on ossas—to scale heaven with the Babel-towers of the human reason.

  • Would not she have piled up new ossas, had the opportunity been given her?

    Phineas Redux Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for ossas

ossa

/ˈɒsə/
noun
1.
the plural of os2

Ossa

/ˈɒsə/
noun
1.
a mountain in NE Greece, in E Thessaly: famous in mythology for the attempt of the twin giants, Otus and Ephialtes, to reach heaven by piling Ossa on Olympus and Pelion on Ossa. Height: 1978 m (6489 ft)
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Related Abbreviations for ossas

OSSA

Office of Space Science and Applications
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