Definition of Parnassus, Mount in English:
A mountain in central Greece, just north of Delphi, rising to a height of 2,457 m (8,064 ft). Held to be sacred by the ancient Greeks, as was the spring of Castalia on its southern slopes, it was associated with Apollo and the Muses and regarded as a symbol of poetry. Greek name Parnassós /ˌparnaˈsɔs/.
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