Definition of Areopagus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌerēˈäpəɡəs/
(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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