Definition of Agora

1. Noun. 100 agorot equal 1 shekel in Israel.

Generic synonyms: Israeli Monetary Unit
Group relationships: Shekel



2. Noun. The marketplace in ancient Greece.
Generic synonyms: Market, Market Place, Marketplace, Mart

3. Noun. A place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece.
Exact synonyms: Public Square
Generic synonyms: Market, Market Place, Marketplace, Mart

Definition of Agora

1. n. An assembly; hence, the place of assembly, especially the market place, in an ancient Greek city.

Definition of Agora

1. Noun. A place for gathering. ¹

2. Noun. A marketplace, especially in Classical Greece. ¹

3. Noun. Since 1960, a monetary unit and coin of Israel, the 100th part of a shekel / sheqel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agora

1. a marketplace in ancient Greece [n -RAS or -RAE] / a monetary unit of Israel [n AGOROT or AGOROTH]

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Literary usage of Agora

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1. Athens and Its Monuments by Charles Heald Weller (1913)
"CHAPTER V THE HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN agora AND OTHER SITES HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN agora IF the characterization were taken to imply a distinct or different ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The centre of commercial and civic life of the older group of communities, as of the greater city of the classical age, was the agora or market. ..."

3. Les enfants retardataires; arrêts de la croissance et troubles du développement by Jabez Hogg, Eugene Apert, Tilbury Fox, Paul Louis Gastou, Henry Percy Pickerill, Cesáreo Fernández Duro, T. Farquhar, H. Vandyke Carter (1880)
"... estómago de todos esos humores que están removidos, y eu dos ó tres dias quedaréis libre de ellos, con el estómago limpio y el cuerpo sano; y si agora ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In the best days of Greece the agora was the place where nearly all public traffic was conducted. To frequent it, therefore, was equivalent to being ..."

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