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Pelion

[pee-lee-uh n; Greek pee-lee-awn] /ˈpi li ən; Greek ˈpi li ɔn/
noun
1.
Mount, a mountain near the E coast of Greece, in Thessaly. 5252 feet (1600 meters).
Idioms
2.
pile / heap Pelion on Ossa,
  1. to make matters worse; aggravate or compound a situation.
  2. to engage in vain or futile efforts.
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Pelion

/ˈpiːlɪən/
noun
1.
a mountain in NE Greece, in E Thessaly. In Greek mythology it was the home of the centaurs. Height: 1548 m (5079 ft) Modern Greek name Pílion
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