Megara



[meg-er-uh] /ˈmɛg ər ə/

noun
1.
a city in ancient Greece: the chief city of Megaris.
2.
Classical Mythology. a daughter of Creon whose children were slain by her husband, Hercules, in a fit of madness.
[meg-uh-ron] /ˈmɛg əˌrɒn/
noun, plural megara
[meg-er-uh] /ˈmɛg ər ə/ (Show IPA), megarons. (in pre-Hellenic Greek architecture)
1.
a building or semi-independent unit of a building, generally used as a living apartment and typically having a square or broadly rectangular principal chamber with a porch, often of columns in antis, and sometimes an antichamber or other small compartments.
/ˈmɛɡərə/
noun
1.
a town in E central Greece: an ancient trading city, founding many colonies in the 7th and 8th centuries bc. Pop: (municipality): 27 252 (2001)
/ˈmɛɡəˌrɒn/
noun (pl) -ra (-rə)
1.
a tripartite rectangular room containing a central hearth surrounded by four pillars, found in Bronze Age Greece and Asia Minor

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