Parnassus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Παρνασσός (Parnassós).

Proper noun[edit]

Parnassus

  1. Name of a mountain in central Greece; according to Greek mythology, this mountain was sacred to Apollo and the Corycian nymphs, and was the home of the Muses.
  2. (figuratively) Home of poetry, literature, and learning.

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Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Parnassus m (genitive Parnassī); second declension

  1. Alternative form of Parnāsus

Declension[edit]

Second declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Parnassus
genitive Parnassī
dative Parnassō
accusative Parnassum
ablative Parnassō
vocative Parnasse
locative Parnassī