Meaning of Areopagus

Ar•e•op•a•gus

Pronunciation: (ar"ē-op'u-gus), [key]
— n.
  1. a hill in Athens, Greece, W of the Acropolis.
  2. the council that met on this hill, originally having wide public functions but later becoming a purely judicial body.
  3. any high tribunal.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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