A mountain 8061 ft (2457 m) high in central Greece north of Gulf of Corinth.

Par*nas"sus (?), n. [L., fr. Gr. .] Anc. Geog. & Gr. Myth.

A mountain in Greece, sacred to Apollo and the Muses, and famous for a temple of Apollo and for the Castalian spring.

Grass of Parnassus. Bot. See under Grass, and Parnassia. -- To climb Parnassus, to write poetry. [Colloq.]


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