Areopagus

noun
Ar·​e·​op·​a·​gus | \ˌa-rē-ˈä-pə-gəs \

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Areopagus

Dictionary Entries near Areopagus

areolet

areology

Areopagite

Areopagus

areostyle

areosystyle

arepa

Statistics for Areopagus

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Areopagus

The first known use of Areopagus was in 1534

See more words from the same year

Comments on Areopagus

What made you want to look up Areopagus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make faulty or ineffective

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!