idols of the forum

variants: or idols of the market

Definition of idols of the forum

: idola due to human factors (as language) — compare idolum sense 2

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translation of New Latin idola fori

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“Idols of the forum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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