Pelion (pēˈlēən) [key], Gr. Pílion, mountain, 5,252 ft (1,601 m) high, N Greece, E Thessaly, on the Aegean coast. In ancient legend, the centaur Chiron lived on the mountain and the Aloadae piled Pelion on Mt. Óssa.

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