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UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.PO-lənd
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Meaning & History

From the name of the Slavic tribe of the Poles, derived from the medieval Slavic word polje meaning "field", combined with land. This is the name of a country in eastern Europe.
Other Languages & CulturesPolen Dutch Pologne French Polen German Polonia Italian Polska Polish Polonia Spanish
Entry added December 8, 2017   Contribute