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  • noun Plural form of acropolis.

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  • In one collapsed city after another, Li and his comrades had clambered among painted acropolises, and coliseums carved in one piece from the bedrock, and spires whittled from stalagmites, and passageways decorated with cryptic lettering and images.

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  • In one collapsed city after another, Li and his comrades had clambered among painted acropolises, and coliseums carved in one piece from the bedrock, and spires whittled from stalagmites, and passageways decorated with cryptic lettering and images.

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  • Ancient Greek civilizations built acropolises a few hours south of Troy, none more "high city" than Pergamon, where the remains of a superb temple and a theater from the third century B.C. are carved atop a barren mountain.

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  • We enjoyed roaming through the Old City and the ruins of the island's two acropolises, and a tavern night of Greek music, song and dancing.

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  • We enjoyed roaming through the Old City and the ruins of the island's two acropolises, and a tavern night of Greek music, song and dancing.

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  • We enjoyed roaming through the Old City and the ruins of the island's two acropolises, and a tavern night of Greek music, song and dancing.

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