Part of speech: noun

A place of public assembly, as in ancient Rome; an assembly; tribunal; court.

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Usage examples "forum":

  1. The capitol and the forum are merely the external symbols of a closer bond of parentage. - "Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius", Samuel Dill.
  2. Experience had convinced him that in the forum there were no laurels for him to pluck. - "Prophets of Dissent Essays on Maeterlinck, Strindberg, Nietzsche and Tolstoy", Otto Heller.
  3. 18. Calvus vied with Cicero for the first place in the forum. - "The Student's Companion to Latin Authors", George Middleton Thomas R. Mills.