Definitions for OSSA

OSSA os·sa

Spelling: [os-uh]
IPA: /ˈɒs ə/

Ossa is a 4 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 4 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 4 points.

You can make 17 anagrams from letters in OSSA (aoss).

Definitions for OSSA


  1. plural of os1 .
  2. a mountain in E Greece, in Thessaly. 6490 feet (1978 meters).
  3. Anatomy, Zoology. a bone.
  4. Anatomy, Zoology. a mouth or orifice of the body.
  5. Geology. an esker, especially when of great length.

Origin of OSSA

Borrowed into English from Latin around 1540-50

Examples for OSSA

On the Pelion of her own misery she heaped the ossa of self-condemnation.

What do Pindus and ossa symbolize, and what exactly does their melting mean?

Oh, ossa on Pelion, mount piled on mount, of error and folly!

On the north of this valley is Olympus, and on the south the two twin mountains Pelion and ossa.

And now, to add to our misfortunes, to pile Pelion on ossa, we lose our way.

Otus and Ephialtes, who contracted once to pile Pelion on top of ossa, were evidently builders who touched only the larger jobs.

And so on, and so on: ossa on Pelion of rapture and young delight and wonder, when suddenly a heavy hand was laid on his shoulder.

On we go in the piling of ossa on Pelion, where the motto and even the Scherzo dance lend their text.

But to-night the Prince was not only alive, but also, ossa upon Pelion, in a good humor!

It had the command of Tempe, and of both the mountains Pelion and ossa.

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