Definition for fora (2 of 3)
noun, plural fo·rums, fo·ra [fawr-uh, fohr-uh] /ˈfɔr ə, ˈfoʊr ə/.
Origin of forum
Definition for fora (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for fora
The fora and atria were overcrowded with bronze and marble statues and groups.A Manual of the Historical Development of Art|G. G. (Gustavus George) Zerffi
Of the edifices and monuments which adorned the fora, only a slight sketch can be given here.
Fora long time they toiled in silence, in the faint hope that life still remained in the apparently dead body.More Cargoes|W. W. Jacobs
Fora moment they did not move, struck motionless with surprise, while we stood over them, pistols in hand.The Indiscretion of the Duchess|Anthony Hope
"Plenty ob water on fora'd dar," said Cyd, pointing to the forecastle, which was often submerged in the heavy billows.Watch and Wait|Oliver Optic
British Dictionary definitions for fora (1 of 3)
noun plural -rums or -ra (-rə)
Word Origin for forum
British Dictionary definitions for fora (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for fora (3 of 3)
Word Origin and History for fora
mid-15c., "place of assembly in ancient Rome," from Latin forum "marketplace, open space, public place," apparently akin to foris, foras "out of doors, outside," from PIE root *dhwer- (see door). Sense of "assembly, place for public discussion" first recorded 1680s.