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acropolis

a·crop·o·lis

acropolis

pronunciation:
kra p lihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a fortified hill of an ancient Greek city.
definition 2: (cap.) the ancient citadel in Athens, Greece, where the Parthenon is located (prec. by the).
Word Parts
The word acropolis contains the following parts:
acro Greek root that means high, extremity, tip
pol, polit, polis Greek root that means city, citizen