/haɪˈmɛtəs/ (say huy'metuhs)

a mountain in south-eastern Greece, near Athens; famous for honey produced there. 1027 m.
Modern Greek, Imittós.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • HYMETTUS — ol. etiam Cecropius, nunc vulgo Himetto, mons Atticae, apibus, et optimi mellis copiâ abundans. Mart. l. 7. epigr. 87. cuius epigraphe de suis libris v. 8. Pascat et Hybla meas pascat Hymettos apes Idem in Xenys l. 13. Epigr. 103. cuius Epigraphe …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Hyméttus — Hyméttus, Berggruppe in Attika, jetzt Trelovuni (1027 m), südöstl. von Athen, durch (blaugrauen) Marmor und Honig (auch jetzt noch) berühmt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hymettus — Hymettus, jetzt Telowuni, Berg bei Athen, im Alterthum durch seinen Honig und farbigen Marmor berühmt …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Hymettus — [hī met′əs] mountain range in EC Greece, near Athens: highest peak, 3,367 ft (1,026 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Hymettus — This article is about the mountain. For the suburb of Athens, see Ymittos. Hymettus Mount Hymettus from the east Elevation …   Wikipedia

  • Hymettus — geographical name mountain ridge about 3370 feet (1027 meters) central Greece E & SE of Athens • Hymettian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hymettus — Hymette Hymette Géographie Altitude 1 026 m, Evzonas Massif …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hymettus — Hymettian, Hymettic, adj. /huy met euhs/, n. a mountain in SE Greece, near Athens. 3370 ft. (1027 m). * * * …   Universalium

  • HYMETTUS —    a mountain in Attica, famous for its honey and marble …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Hymettus — Hy•met•tus [[t]haɪˈmɛt əs[/t]] n. geg a mountain in SE Greece, near Athens. 3370 ft. (1027 m) Hy•met′ti•an, Hy•met′tic, adj …   From formal English to slang

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