• Definition for "acropolis"
    • The strengthened level or citadel of a historical…
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acropolis definition

  • noun:
    • The strengthened level or citadel of a historical Greek town.
    • an increasing area keeping a building or cluster of buildings, especially in a pre-Columbian town.
    • A promontory (usually fortified with a citadel) creating the hub of many Grecian urban centers, and around which numerous were built for defensive reasons before and during the traditional duration; compare Acropolis.
    • top of the component, or the citadel, of a Grecian town; specially, the citadel of Athens.
    • The citadel of a Grecian city, usually the website associated with original settlement, and situated on an eminence commanding the surrounding country.
    • the citadel in ancient Greek cities
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