Polis meaning

pōlĭs
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A city-state of ancient Greece.
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suffix
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In ancient Greece, a city-state.
noun
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A surname​.
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Origin of polis

  • Greek pelə-3 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek πόλις (polis) “city”

    From Wiktionary

  • polis

    From Wiktionary