Acropolis in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Acropolis

a stronghold or sanctuary used for defensive and religious purposes in ancient Grecian cities

Examples of Acropolis in a sentence

In the middle of the city, an acropolis of stone walls was erected to act as a shelter during times of war.  🔊

Archaeologists hope to find the ruins of the acropolis in which the Greek ruler committed suicide before his enemies could find him.  🔊

In addition to being built as a means of defense, an acropolis was also constructed to house sites of worship.  🔊

The acropolis in Athens, Greece holds the Parthenon, a temple that was dedicated to the Greek Goddess of war and wisdom.  🔊

As a show of strength, soldiers always guarded the acropolis against unwanted intrusion.  🔊

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