city on the Isthmus of Corinth, central Greece: capital of ancient Megaris
An ancient city of east-central Greece. It was the capital of Megaris, a small Dorian state between the Saronic Gulf and the Gulf of Corinth. Megara flourished as a maritime center from the eighth to the fifth century BC.
- plural form of megaron
From Ancient Greek ÎœÎÎ³Î±ÏÎ± (Megara).