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noun (plural forums)
1a place, meeting, or medium where ideas and views on a particular issue can be exchanged:it will be a forum for consumers to exchange their views on medical research an Internet site where users can post comments about a particular issue or topic and reply to other users' postings; a message board. 2
chiefly North American a court or tribunal.
3 (plural fora /ˈfôrə/) (in an ancient Roman city) a public square or marketplace used for judicial and other business.
The plural of forum
is usually spelled forums
; the plural fora
(as in the original Latin) is chiefly used when talking about a public square in an ancient Roman city.