from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The place at Athens where the meetings of the people were held for making decrees, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A public place of assembly in ancient Athens, where the people met for the discussion of political affairs of the state; also, a popular assembly convened in this place.


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