Meaning of POLIS in English


I. ˈpōlə̇s noun

( plural po·leis -ōˌlīs)

Etymology: Greek, city — more at police

: a Greek city-state ; specifically : one in its ideal form as a community embodying the organization and fulfillment of man's social relations

the polis is by nature prior to the household and to each of us — C.J.O'Neil


Scot & Irish

variant of police

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