noun, plural sto·as, sto·ai [stoh-ahy] /ˈstoʊ aɪ/, sto·ae [stoh-ee] /ˈstoʊ i/.
Origin of stoa
Examples from the Web for stoa
From this Stoa the school derived its name, the students being called the Stoics.Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers|Charles Bradlaugh, A. Collins, and J. Watts
This portico was called a stoa basilica, and the first Roman Christian churches were built on that plan.Christianity and Modern Thought|Various
Many of his words have parallels in the Jewish literature as well as in the writings of the Stoa.The Influence of the Bible on Civilisation|Ernst Von Dobschutz
"Had there been no Chrysippus, there had been no Stoa," iii, 42.De Officiis|Marcus Tullius Cicero
In the language of the Stoa, "Nature" was a word of many meanings.