Definition of Ossa, Mount in English:

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Ossa, Mount

Pronunciation: /ˈäsə/
1A mountain in Thessaly, in northeastern Greece, south of Mount Olympus, that rises to a height of 6,489 feet (1,978 m). In Greek mythology, the giants were said to have piled Mount Olympus and Mount Ossa onto Mount Pelion in an attempt to reach heaven so that they could destroy the gods.
2The highest mountain on the island of Tasmania. It rises to a height of 5,305 feet (1,617 m).
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