pentapolis

noun pen·tap·o·lis \ pen‧ˈtapələ̇s \

Definition of pentapolis

plural -es
:a union, confederacy, or group of five cities especially of ancient Italy, Asia Minor, and Cyrenaica

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Origin and Etymology of pentapolis

Late Latin, a district of five towns on the Dead Sea, from Greek, group of five cities, from penta- + polis city


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