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agora

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noun ag·o·ra \ˈa-gə-rə\

Definition of agora

plural ag·o·ras or ag·o·raeplay \-ˌrē, -ˌrī\

  1. :  a gathering place; especially :  the marketplace in ancient Greece



Origin of agora

Greek, from ageirein to gather


First Known Use: 1598


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agora

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noun ago·ra \ˌä-gə-ˈrä\

Definition of agora

plural ago·rot play \-ˈrōt\

  1. — see shekel at money table




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