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Meaning of ACROPOLIS

Pronunciation:  u'kr√Ępulis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the citadel in ancient Greek towns
 

ACROPOLIS is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: bastion, citadel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*crop"o*lis\, n. [Gr. 'akro`polis; 'a`kros extreme +
po`lis city.]
The upper part, or the citadel, of a Grecian city;
especially, the citadel of Athens.

 
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 Related Terms: bastion, beachhead, blockhouse, bridgehead, bunker, castle, citadel, donjon, fasthold, fastness, fort, fortress, garrison, garrison house, hold, keep, martello, martello tower, mote, motte, peel, peel tower, pillbox, post, rath, safehold, strong point, stronghold, tower, tower of strength, ward
 

 

 

 

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