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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 & CulturesPoljska(Bosnian) Polsha(Bulgarian) Poljska(Croatian) Polsko(Czech) Polen(Danish) Polen(Dutch) Poola(Estonian) Puola(Finnish) Pologne(French) Polen(German) Polonia(Greek) Polonia(Italian) Polija(Latvian) Polska(Macedonian) Polen(Norwegian) Polska(Polish) Polônia(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Polónia(Portuguese (European)) Polonia(Romanian) Polsha(Russian) Poljska(Serbian) Poľsko(Slovak) Poljska(Slovene) Polonia(Spanish) Polen(Swedish) Polshcha(Ukrainian)

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