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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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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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OSSA

Office of Space Science and Applications
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Ossa

mountain massif, nomos (department) of Larissa, eastern Thessaly, Greece. It lies on the Gulf of Thermai and is separated on the north from the Olympus massif by the Vale of Tempe (Tembi). Rising from a broad, steep-sided plateau to a pyramidal peak of 6,489 feet (1,978 m), the mountain is noted in mythology for the attempt of the Aloads, sons of the sea god Poseidon, to climb to heaven by placing Ossa on Olympus and the Pelion mountains on Ossa.

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