Meaning of POLIS in English

POLIS

~ 1 [ 'pɒlɪs ]

■ noun ( plural poleis ) a city state in ancient Greece.

Origin

from Gk.

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~ 2 [ 'pəʊlɪs , 'pɒlɪs ]

■ noun Scottish and Irish form of police .

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