pl. -·rae· or -·ras
in ancient Greece, an assembly or assembly place, esp. a marketplace
Origin of agoraClassical Greek ; from ageirein, to assemble ; from Indo-European base an unverified form ger-: see gregarious
a monetary unit of Israel, equal to of a shekel
Origin of agoraModern Hebrew ; from Classical Hebrew (language) agora, a unit of weight
An Israeli unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the sheqel.
Origin of agoraHebrew ’ăgôrâ, from ’āgar, to hire; see ℵgr in Semitic roots.
nounpl. ag·o·ras or ag·o·rae
A place of congregation, especially an ancient Greek marketplace.
Origin of agoraGreek agorā; see ger- in Indo-European roots.
OriginSee also: ágora
Hebrew אגורה (agorá).