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Meaning of "Olynthus" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OLYNTHUS

Olynthus  [əʊˈlɪnθəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OLYNTHUS

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adjective
verb
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Olynthus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OLYNTHUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Olynthus

Olynthus

Olynthus was an ancient city of Chalcidice, built mostly on two flat-topped hills 30–40m in height, in a fertile plain at the head of the Gulf of Torone, near the neck of the peninsula of Pallene, about 2.5 kilometers from the sea, and about 60 stadia from Poteidaea. Artefacts found during the excavations of the site are exhibited in the Archaeological Museum of Olynthos.

Definition of Olynthus in the English dictionary

The definition of Olynthus in the dictionary is an ancient city in N Greece: the centre of Chalcidice.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OLYNTHUS


acanthus
əˈkænθəs
agapanthus
ˌæɡəˈpænθəs
ailanthus
eɪˈlænθəs
calycanthus
ˌkælɪˈkænθəs
canthus
ˈkænθəs
dianthus
daɪˈænθəs
epicanthus
ˌɛpɪˈkænθəs
helianthus
ˌhiːlɪˈænθəs
helminthous
helˈmɪnθəs
Hyacinthus
ˌhaɪəˈsɪnθəs
miscanthus
mɪsˈkænθəs
monanthous
mɒˈnænθəs
polyanthus
ˌpɒlɪˈænθəs
Rhadamanthus
ˌrædəˈmænθəs
Rhadamanthys
ˌrædəˈmænθəs
schizanthus
skɪtˈsænθəs
strophanthus
strəʊˈfænθəs
xanthous
ˈzænθəs
Xanthus
ˈzænθəs
Zacynthus
zəˈsɪnθəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OLYNTHUS

Olomouc
oloroso
olpe
Olsen
Olsztyn
olykoek
Olympia
Olympiad
Olympian
Olympic
Olympic flame
Olympic Games
Olympic Mountains
Olympic Peninsula
Olympic torch
Olympics
Olympus
Olympus Mons

WORDS THAT END LIKE OLYNTHUS

Aegisthus
amianthus
Balthus
calathus
ceanothus
cyathus
Erymanthus
lecythus
Malthus
Mount Erymanthus
thus
Xuthus

Synonyms and antonyms of Olynthus in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Olynthus
1,325 millions of speakers

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Olinto
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Olynthus
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Olynthus
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ar

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Olynthus
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Olynthus
278 millions of speakers

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Olinto
270 millions of speakers

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Olynthus
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Olynthe
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Olynthus
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Olynth
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Olynthus
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Olynthus
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Olynthus
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Olynthus
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Olynthus
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Olynthus
75 millions of speakers

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Olynthus
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Olinto
65 millions of speakers

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Olint
50 millions of speakers

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Olynthus
40 millions of speakers

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Olynthus
30 millions of speakers
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Όλυνθος
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Olynthus
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Olynthus
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no

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Olynthus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Olynthus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OLYNTHUS»

The term «Olynthus» is normally little used and occupies the 141.436 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OLYNTHUS» OVER TIME

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OLYNTHUS»

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1
Household and City Organization at Olynthus
In this book Nicholas Cahill analyzes the results of the excavations to reconstruct the daily lives of the ancient Greeks, the organization of their public and domestic space, and the economic and social patterns in the city.
Nicholas Cahill, 2008
2
Excavations at Olynthus: The terra-cottas of Olynthus found ...
From this period on, trade and industry flourished at Olynthus, her income per capita was rising, and her population was increasing. This rapid growth of the new state was brought to the attention of the Spartans and was deemed by them so ...
Johns Hopkins University, David Moore Robinson, George Emmanuel Mylonas, 1933
3
The Macedonian Empire: The Era of Warfare Under Philip II ...
This allowed Philip to reduce the other cities of the Chalcidice League without interference from either Olynthus or Athens. In the summer of 349 B.C., Olynthus, concerned that Macedonia was continuing expansion in the Chalcidice, again ...
James R. Ashley, 2004
4
An Inventory of Greek Coin Hoards
Robinson, Olynthus III — Robinson, Excavations at Olynthus: Part III, The Coins Found at Olynthus in 1Q28 (Johns Hopkins University Studies in Archeology 11), Baltimore, 1931. Robinson, Olynthus VI — Robinson, Excavations at Olynthus: ...
Colin M. Kraay, Margaret Thompson, Otto Morkholm, 1973
5
The Cambridge Ancient History
This has been doubted,1 but the absence of any allusion to the alliance at the time of the Theban negotiations with Olynthus and the trial of Ismenias is not sufficient to prove that it did not exist. The Corinthian VC'ar was over. Now, as she had ...
D. M. Lewis, John Boardman, 1994
6
Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece
According to mythology, the city was named after Olynthus, a son of Heracles and Volve. Another myth refers to Olynthus as a son of the king of Thrace, Strymonas, who was killed during a lion hunt. Thus, Vraggas built the city of Olynthus to ...
Nigel Guy Wilson, 2006
7
Hellenistic Pottery: Athenian and Imported Wheelmade Table ...
The squatters who returned to live on the site had lost everything 6 Olynthus IX, pp. 363-372. See also Olynthus III, pp. 4-5; Olynthus VI, p. 1; Olynthus XIV, pp. 403, 409. 7 Olynthus VIII, pp. 9-13; Olynthus IX, p. 370. 8 Olynthus XI, pp. 373- 374 ...
Susan I. Rotroff, 1997
8
A Companion to Families in the Greek and Roman Worlds
While Athens is still inhabited, Olynthus was abandoned in 348 BCE as the armies of Philip of Macedon advanced. The artifacts remaining are those that were left by the residents as they fled their homes: unwanted and abandoned, they can ...
Beryl Rawson, 2010
9
Collected Papers on Greek Colonization
4i Bernard, 126; David M. Robinson, Excavations at Olynthus V (Baltimore and London, 1 933) 49. The obstacles in the way of establishing the typology and chronology of these jugs are well emphasized by Andronikos, ibid. The brave attempt ...
A. J. Graham, 2001
10
Mosaics of the Greek and Roman World
In the andron of House a vi 3 at Olynthos Bellerophon is neatly placed in a circle, mounted on Pegasus and striking at the Chimaira beneath; numerous concentric borders surround the 12 Robinson, 'The Villa of Good Fortune at Olynthus', AJA ...
Katherine M. D. Dunbabin, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OLYNTHUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Olynthus is used in the context of the following news items.
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UE professor to talk about archaeological mystery in lecture
... across a scrapbook Ellingson made after her participation in 1931 in one of the great American excavations in Greece at the site of Olynthus. «Evansville Courier & Press, Apr 15»
2
UE professor to talk about archaeology scandal
Kaiser stumbled across a scrapbook Ellingson made after her work in 1931 in an excavation in Greece at the site of Olynthus, according to a ... «Evansville Courier & Press, Feb 15»
3
The Lagoon: How Aristotle invented science by Armand Marie Leroi …
His association with Macedon had also put him at risk, given that Philip II, son of Amyntas III, had razed Olynthus, an ally of Athens, selling its ... «The Guardian, Oct 14»
4
From the archive, 13 May 1967: British Navy expects apartheid laws …
When the three ships - Kent, Arethusa, and Olynthus - reach Cape Town on June 12 on a five day visit, the South African government will have ... «The Guardian, May 14»
5
Sacrificing the Military to Entitlements
While trying to rouse the Athenians to defend the city of Olynthus against Philip's attacks, the great orator and defender of political freedom ... «FrontPage Magazine, Mar 14»
6
Let It Shine: Solar Design in Ancient Greece
The new city of Olynthus in northern Greece became the first solar city of ancient Greece. It had its streets so designed that every house could ... «Mother Earth News, Dec 13»
7
Alexander the Great: Cross dressing conqueror of the world
The Second Achilles reported the claim that Alexander liked to cross dress is attributed to the Greek writer Ephippus of Olynthus, whom ... «DigitalJournal.com, Jan 13»
8
Meters take credit card payments but not meter cash keys
City Hall visitors Olynthus Davis and his girlfriend, Michelle Torres, said they had never heard about cash keys before. "I wish I had one," Davis ... «NBC Dallas-Fort Worth, Nov 11»
9
Sailing in the majestic Spencer Gulf - Australian Yachting January …
The town of Cowell sits on prime real estate overlooking the harbour, nestled on the plain, with Mount Olynthus in the background. It is a lovely ... «My Sailing, May 11»
10
Kolbe & Fanning to Hold Notable Numismatic Book Auctions This Fall
... all of the Olynthus volumes featuring coins (and virtually all of the other ... as previously noted, the Olynthus series spearheaded by David M. «CoinLink, Aug 10»

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« EDUCALINGO. Olynthus [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/olynthus>. Oct 2020 ».
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