Definition of Athos, Mount in English:

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Athos, Mount

Pronunciation: /ˈaθɒs/
/ˈeɪθɒs/
A narrow, mountainous peninsula in NE Greece, projecting into the Aegean Sea. It is inhabited by monks of the Orthodox Church, who forbid women and even female animals to set foot on the peninsula.
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