noun Ar·e·op·a·gus \ˌa-rē-ˈä-pə-gəs\

Definition of Areopagus

  1. :  the supreme tribunal of Athens

Origin and Etymology of areopagus

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

First Known Use: 1534

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