Meaning of PELION in English

[ 'pi:lɪən ]

■ noun (in phr. pile or heap ~ on Ossa ) literary add an extra difficulty to something which is already onerous.


the name of a mountain in Greece; the giants of Greek mythology were said to have piled Mounts Olympus and Ossa on its summit in their attempt to reach heaven and destroy the gods.

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