Meaning of AGORA in English

agora 1

/ag"euhr euh/ , n. , pl. agorae /-euh ree'/ . (in ancient Greece)

1. a popular political assembly.

2. the place where such an assembly met, originally a marketplace or public square.

3. the Agora , the chief marketplace of Athens, center of the city's civic life.

[ 1590-1600; agorá marketplace, equiv. to agor- (var. s. of ageírein to gather together a ( d )- AD- + * gher- grasp, c. Skt har- seize, fetch) + -a n. ending ]

agora 2

/ah gawr"euh, -gohr"euh/ ; Seph. Heb. /ah gaw rddah"/ , n. , pl. agorot /ah gawr"oht, -gohr"-/ ; Seph. Heb. /ah gaw rddawt"/ .

an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Israel, the 100th part of a shekel: replaced the prutah as the fractional unit in 1960.

Also, agura .

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