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agora in ancient Greece, a public open space used for assemblies and markets; the term agoraphobia for extreme or irrational fear of open or public places, leading to panic attacks and reclusive behaviour, derives from this.

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agora. Public open space in a Greek city, surrounded by fine architecture. See forum.

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Agora

an assembly place, e.g., a marketplace, hence, the people assembled, 1820.

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