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Ossa

Ossa a mountain in Thessaly, NE Greece, south of Mount Olympus. In Greek mythology the giants were said to have piled Mount Olympus and Mount Ossa on to Mount Pelion in an attempt to reach heaven and destroy the gods.

See also pile Pelion on Ossa.

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Ossa

Ossa (ô´sä), peak, c.6,490 ft (1,980 m) high, NE Thessaly, N Greece. According to legend the Aloadae piled Mt. Pelion on Ossa when they stormed Olympus.

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