Polonia

noun
Po·​lo·​nia | \ pə-ˈlō-nē-ə How to pronounce Polonia (audio) , -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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“Polonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polonia. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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