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1agora

noun ag·o·ra \ˈa-gə-rə\
plural ag·o·ras or ag·o·rae\-ˌrē, -ˌrī\

Definition of AGORA

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

Origin of AGORA

Greek, from ageirein to gather
First Known Use: 1598

Other History Terms

agonistic, carpetbagger, enceinte, fief, historiography, paladin

2agora

noun ago·ra \ˌä-gə-ˈrä\
plural ago·rot \-ˈrōt\

Definition of AGORA

— see shekel at money table

Origin of AGORA

Modern Hebrew ăgōrāh, from Hebrew, a small coin
First Known Use: 1963

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