Definitions for: Forum

[n] a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece
[n] a public facility to meet for open discussion
[n] a public meeting or assembly for open discussion

Webster (1913) Definition: Fo"rum, n.; pl. E. Forums, L. Fora. [L.; akin to
foris, foras, out of doors. See Foreign.]
1. A market place or public place in Rome, where causes were
judicially tried, and orations delivered to the people.

2. A tribunal; a court; an assembly empowered to hear and
decide causes.

He [Lord Camden] was . . . more eminent in the
senate than in the forum. --Brougham.

Synonyms: agora, assembly, meeting place, public square

See Also: facility, installation, marketplace, mart, meeting

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