Po·​lo·​nia pə-ˈlō-nē-ə How to pronounce Polonia (audio)
: people of Polish descent living outside Poland

Word History


New Latin, Poland, from Medieval Latin

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Polonia was in 1944

Dictionary Entries Near Polonia

Cite this Entry

“Polonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polonia. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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