noun, plural ag·o·rae [ag-uh-ree]. /ˈæg əˌri/. (in ancient Greece)
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Origin of agora1
Words nearby agora
Definition for agora (2 of 2)
noun, plural a·go·rot [ah-gawr-oht, -gohr-; Sephardic Hebrew ah-gaw-rawt]. /ɑˈgɔr oʊt, -ˈgoʊr-; Sephardic Hebrew ɑ gɔˈrɔt/.
Origin of agora2
Example sentences from the Web for agora
Forum, the place of general assembly in a Roman city, as the Agora was in a Greek.Architecture|Thomas Roger Smith
Every Greek city had its agora, or marketplace, as every Roman city had its forum.Vistas in Sicily|Arthur Stanley Riggs
Traces remain of paved roads both within the agora and leading out of it; but the whole site is now a deserted and feverish swamp.
We know that the statues of eponymous heroes were set up in the agora.
The temples should be placed round the Agora, and the city built in a circle on the heights.Laws|Plato
British Dictionary definitions for agora (1 of 2)
noun plural -rae (-riː, -raɪ)
- the marketplace in Athens, used for popular meetings, or any similar place of assembly in ancient Greece
- the meeting itself