Agora Definition

ăgər-ə
agorae, agoras
noun
agorae, agoras
A place of congregation, especially an ancient Greek marketplace.
American Heritage
In ancient Greece, an assembly or assembly place, esp. a marketplace.
Webster's New World
An Israeli unit of currency equal to1100 of the sheqel.
American Heritage
A monetary unit of Israel, equal to1100 of a shekel.
Webster's New World

A place for gathering.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • public square
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Other Word Forms of Agora

Noun

Singular:
agora
Plural:
agorae, agoras, agoroth

Origin of Agora

  • From Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀγείρω (ageirō, “I gather, collect”), from Proto-Indo-European *ger- (“to assemble, gather together”); see Latin grex.

    From Wiktionary

  • Hebrew ’ăgôrâ from ’āgar to hire ℵgr in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Greek agorā ger- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Hebrew אגורה (agorá).

    From Wiktionary

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