from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient city of east-central Greece. It was the capital of Megaris, a small Dorian state between the Saronic Gulf and the Gulf of Corinth. Megara flourished as a maritime center from the eighth to the fifth century B.C.
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- proper n. A city west of Athens in the Attica prefecture Greece
From Ancient Greek Μέγαρα. (Wiktionary)