noun, plural fo·rums, fo·ra [fawr-uh, fohr-uh] /ˈfɔr ə, ˈfoʊr ə/.
Origin of forum
Related Words for foraconference, symposium, gathering, seminar, convention, framework, agency, venue, mechanism, assembly, conclave, congress, convocation, congregation, colloquium, council, rally, medium, apparatus, means
Examples from the Web for fora
Historical Examples of fora
For the fora at Rome, see Rome: Archaeology, and works quoted.
The name of Fora was given to places where the people assembled for the transaction of business.Conversion of a High Priest into a Christian Worker
Of the edifices and monuments which adorned the fora, only a slight sketch can be given here.
France does not claim me fora citizen; neither do I set up any claim of citizenship in France.The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III.
Hald hjam alond jow wåldich biste vm ra wither honk to fora.The Oera Linda Book
noun plural -rums or -ra (-rə)
Word Origin for forum
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.