Areopagus

noun
Ar·​e·​op·​a·​gus | \ ˌa-rē-ˈä-pə-gəs How to pronounce Areopagus (audio) , ˌe-rē- \

Definition of Areopagus

: the supreme tribunal of Athens

First Known Use of Areopagus

1534, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Areopagus

Latin, from Greek Areios pagos, from Areios pagos (literally, hill of Ares), a hill in Athens where the tribunal met

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“Areopagus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Areopagus. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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