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acropolis

noun acrop·o·lis \ə-ˈkrä-pə-ləs\

Definition of ACROPOLIS

:  the upper fortified part of an ancient Greek city (as Athens); also :  a usually fortified height of a city or district elsewhere (as in Central America)

Origin of ACROPOLIS

Greek akropolis, from akr- acr- + polis city — more at police
First Known Use: 1662

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