Pronunciation: (ag'ur-u), [key]
—pl. -o•raePronunciation: (-u-rē"). [key] (in ancient Greece)
1. a popular political assembly.
2. the place where such an assembly met, originally a marketplace or public square.
3. the Agora,the chief marketplace of Athens, center of the city's civic life.
Pronunciation: (ä-gôr'u, -gōr'u; Seph. Heb.ä-gô-rä'), [key]
—pl. a•go•rotPronunciation: (ä-gôr'ōt, -gōr'-; Seph. Heb.ä-gô-rôt'). [key]
an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Israel, the 100th part of a shekel: replaced the prutah as the fractional unit in 1960. Also,agura.
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