agora agora  /ˈæ ɡə rə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 100 agorot equal 1 shekel in Israel
  2. (n) the marketplace in ancient Greece
  3. (n) a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece

Usage(s):

  1. The agora of ancient Athens was the nearest thing to the birthplace of Western civilization.
  2. Like its predecessor, Agora II centers on people struggling to connect with one another.
  3. When e-commerce is perfected, shopping malls and mail-order catalogs will have the antiquarian feel of the Greek agora.

News

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    on June 12, 2013     Source: Resource Investor

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Quotes

  1. "The cave is a metaphor for the agora, the first meeting place of humans, the big African tree under which to sit to talk, and the only possible future: dialogue, human rights," Barcelo said to Deutsche Presse-Agentur.
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Miquel Barcelo Source: Art Daily

  2. "Our arena installation would be a self-funded food agora, with Plantagon produce and local farmers market stalls in each of the perimeter bays," Mr. Roth writes.
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: David Roth Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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