Examples of polity in a Sentence
the polities of medieval Italy
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In almost the same breath that Europe crossed the Atlantic and extended its reach into the Indian Ocean, Spain vanquished the continent’s oldest Muslim polities and scattered Iberia’s Jews across the Mediterranean.
In the end, there are barriers to peace that have little to do with U.S. diplomacy (political divisions in both polities, asymmetry of power, regional distractions).
These Norse tribes founded Kiev and created the polity that becomes known as Kievan Rus, the foundation of modern-day Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine.
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POLITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of polity for English Language Learners
: something (such as a country or state) that has a government : a politically organized unit
: a form of government
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