agora: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ag'ur-u), [key]
— pl. -o•rae
  1. a popular political assembly.
  2. the place where such an assembly met, originally a marketplace or public square.
  3. the chief marketplace of Athens, center of the city's civic life.


Pronunciation: (ä-gôr'u, -gōr'uSeph. Heb.ä-gô-rä'), [key]
— pl. a•go•rot
  1. an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Israel, the 100th part of a shekel: replaced the prutah as the fractional unit in 1960.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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