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n. pl. ag·o·ras or ag·o·rae (-ə-rē′)
A place of congregation, especially an ancient Greek marketplace.
n. pl. a·go·rot (-rōt′)
An Israeli unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the sheqel.
n, pl -rae (-riː; -raɪ)
(Historical Terms) (often capital)
a. the marketplace in Athens, used for popular meetings, or any similar place of assembly in ancient Greece
b. the meeting itself
[from Greek, from agorein to gather]
n, pl -rot or -roth
(Currencies) an Israeli monetary unit worth one hundredth of a shekel
[Hebrew, from āgōr to collect]
ag•o•ra1(ˈæg ər ə)
n., pl. -o•rae (-əˌri)
a marketplace or public square in ancient Greece serving as a center of civic life.
[1590–1600; < Greek agora marketplace, derivative of ageírein to gather together]
n., pl. a•go•rot (ˌɑ gɔˈroʊt)
a monetary unit of Israel, equal to 1/100 of the shekel.
Agoraan assembly place, e.g., a marketplace, hence, the people assembled, 1820.
An open meeting-place in Greek cities. The Roman forum was based on it.
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|Noun||1.||agora - 100 agorot equal 1 shekel in Israel|
Israeli monetary unit - monetary unit in Israel
shekel - the basic unit of money in Israel
|2.||agora - the marketplace in ancient Greece|
|3.||agora - a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece|