1) a gate
1a) of the larger sort
1a1) in the wall of either a city
1a2) a palace
1a3) a town
1a4) the temple
1a5) a prison
2) the gates of hell (likened to a vast prison)
3) metaphorically the access or entrance into any state
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 6:921, 974
Apparently a primary word; a gate, that is, the leaf or wing of a folding entrance (literally or figuratively): - gate.
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These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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