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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The citadel in ancient Greek towns.

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  • The walls had three gates and in the center of the city was a fortified acropolis with a single gate.
  • The one thing I remembered about the acropolis was the story of the siege by the Persians.
  • Below the complex of the acropolis is the theater of Dionysis and the Odeum which still has summer concerts, though not at this time.
  • For if we abolish the acropolis which is in the city, can we abolish also that of fever, and that of beautiful women? for more
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