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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the citadel in ancient Greek towns;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Acropolis \A*crop"o*lis\, n. [Gr. 'akro`polis; 'a`kros extreme + po`lis city.] The upper part, or the citadel, of a Grecian city; especially, the citadel of Athens. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

acropolis n 1: the citadel in ancient Greek towns
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "acropolis": bastion, beachhead, blockhouse, bridgehead, bunker, castle, citadel, donjon, fasthold, fastness, fort, fortress, garrison, garrison house, hold, keep, martello, martello tower, mote, motte, peel, peel tower, pillbox, post, rath, safehold, strong point, stronghold, tower, tower of strength, ward