Polonia

noun
Po·lo·nia | \ pə-ˈlō-nē-ə , -nyə \

Definition of Polonia 

: people of Polish descent living outside Poland

First Known Use of Polonia

1944, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Polonia

New Latin, Poland, from Medieval Latin

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