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Definitions for agora
ˌɑ gɔˈrɑ; ˌɑ gɔˈroʊtago·ra

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agoranoun

    100 agorot equal 1 shekel in Israel

  2. agoranoun

    the marketplace in ancient Greece

  3. agora, public squarenoun

    a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece


  1. AGORA

    AGORA is the acronym for the Access to Global Online Research on Agriculture program. It was launched in 2003 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with Cornell University and up to 70 of the world's leading science publishers, to provide free or low-price online access to leading peer-reviewed publications in agriculture and related biological, environmental and social sciences to more than 100 lower-income countries. Coordinated by the FAO on behalf of its many public and private partners, the goal is to support the effective use of agricultural research, education and training by academics, students, practitioners and government personnel with access to high-quality, relevant and timely agricultural information on the internet. Close to 3,000 institutions are registered with AGORA, giving access to almost 6,000 journals and 22,000 books including subscription-based and open access information resources across a variety of topical areas. There are currently 28,000 total resources available online to institutions in over 100 countries, with over 15,000 new e-books added to the platform in 2016.


  1. agora

    An agora is a public open space used for assemblies and markets, particularly in ancient Greek city-states. It was a central gathering place where political, social, and economic activities occurred, serving also as a marketplace where merchants kept stalls or shops to sell their goods. The term "agora" can also be used metaphorically to represent any kind of public forum or place for discussion and debate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Agoranoun

    an assembly; hence, the place of assembly, especially the market place, in an ancient Greek city

  2. Etymology: [Gr. 'agora`.]


  1. Agora

    The agora was a central spot in ancient Greek city-states. The literal meaning of the word is "gathering place" or "assembly". The agora was the center of athletic, artistic, spiritual and political life of the city. The Ancient Agora of Athens was the best-known example, birthplace of democracy.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Agora

    ag′o-ra, n. an assembly, hence a place of assembly, the market-place. [Gr.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Agora

    the forum of a Grecian town.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of agora in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of agora in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of agora in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Graichen:

    Post-pandemic economic recovery must not slow down climate action, agora Energiewende therefore need strong climate policy -- such as in the Green Deal -- to ensure steady progress.

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