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Poland

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geographical name Po·land \ˈpō-lənd\

Definition of Poland

  1. country E cen Europe bordering on Baltic Sea; in medieval period a kingdom, at one time extending to the lower Dnieper; partitioned 1772, 1793, 1795 among Russia, Prussia, & Austria; again a kingdom 1815–30; lost autonomy 1830–1918; since 1918 a republic ∗ Warsaw area 120,756 square miles (312,758 square kilometers), pop 38,038,400



Variants of poland

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Polska

play \ˈpȯl-skä\

Rhymes with poland



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