Definition of Areopagus in English:


Syllabification: Ar·e·op·a·gus
Pronunciation: /ˌarēˈäpəgəs
  • (In ancient Athens) a hill on which met the highest governmental council and later a judicial court.


from Greek Areios pagos 'hill of Ares'; the name for the site came to denote the court itself.

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