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polis

noun po·lis \ˈpä-ləs\
plural po·leis \ˈpä-ˌlās\

Definition of POLIS

:  a Greek city-state; broadly :  a state or society especially when characterized by a sense of community

Origin of POLIS

Greek — more at police
First Known Use: 1884

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

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