Agora meaning

ăgər-ə
In ancient Greece, an assembly or assembly place, esp. a marketplace.
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A place of congregation, especially an ancient Greek marketplace.
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A place for gathering.
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A marketplace, especially in Classical Greece.
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Since 1960, a monetary unit and coin of Israel, the 100th part of a shekel / sheqel.
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An Israeli unit of currency equal to1100 of the sheqel.
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A monetary unit of Israel, equal to1100 of a shekel.
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Origin of agora

  • 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

  • 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 אגורה (agorá).

    From Wiktionary