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Pe•li•on



Pronunciation: (pē'lē-un; Gk. pē'lē-ôn), [key]
n.
1. Mount, a mountain near the E coast of Greece, in Thessaly. 5252 ft. (1600 m).
2. pile( or heap)Pelion on Ossa,
a. to make matters worse; aggravate or compound a situation.
b. to engage in vain or futile efforts.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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