1a) the act of descending
1b) the place of descent
1b1) that part of the mountain where the descent is made
Part of Speech: noun feminine
From G2597; a declivity: - descent.
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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