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Pnyx

[ niks, puh-niks ]

noun

  1. a hill in Athens, Greece, near the Acropolis: the place of assembly in ancient Athens.


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Pnyx, niks, n. in ancient Athens, the public place of meeting for deliberation on political affairs: the assembly.

I was on the Pnyx; had been rambling about there the whole afternoon.

Tell Lister I shall be very pleased to see him if he will look me up at the Pnyx when he is next in town.

He went to the Pnyx on the chance of finding Saltram there, and failing in that, ate his solitary dinner in the coffee-room.

The remains on the Pnyx and its neighbourhood cannot all be assigned to one epoch, the prehistoric age.

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