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Type Country
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. 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 & CulturesPolsha(Bulgarian) Polsko(Czech) Polen(Danish) Polen(Dutch) Pologne(French) Polen(German) Polonia(Italian) Polen(Norwegian) Polska(Polish) Polsha(Russian) Poľsko(Slovak) Polonia(Spanish) Polen(Swedish)
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