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Noun: Areopagus  ,er-ee'ó-pu-gus [N. Amer], ,a-ree'ó-pu-gus [Brit]
  1. The highest governmental assembly in ancient Athens (later a judicial court)
  2. A hill to the to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court

Type of: assembly, hill

Part of: Athens, Athinai, capital of Greece, Greek capital

Encyclopedia: Areopagus