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Polis Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Polis Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Polis means a city, a city-state and also citizenship and body of citizens. In context with Ancient Greece polis means nearly always "city-state."

The word originates from the ancient Greek city-states, which developed during the Archaic period and existed well into Roman times, when the equivalent Latin word was civitas, that means 'citizenhood' as well.



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* Th' newspaper does ivrything f'r us. It runs th' polis foorce an' th' banks, commands th' milishy, controls th'ligislachure, baptizes th' young, marries th' foolish, comforts th' afflicted, afflicts th' comfortable, buries th' dead an' roasts thim aftherward. - Finley Peter Dunne


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  • DGAP-Adhoc: POLIS Immobilien AG: POLIS Immobilien decides to delist its shares
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  • EMPAT WARGA INDONESIA DITAHAN, POLIS SELESAI 18 KES CURI ENJIN, PERALATAN BOT
    JOHOR BAHARU, 5 Mac (Bernama) -- Pasukan Polis Marin Wilayah Duamenyelesaikan 18 kes berkait kecurian enjin dan peralatan bot di Pontian dengantertangkapnya empat lelaki warga Indonesia di perairan Benut, dekat sini,semalam.Komandernya ACP Paul Khiu Khon Chiang berkata kesemua suspek berusia antara 30 dan 33 tahun itu ditahan dalam satu operasi ketika mereka sedan Read more on this news related to 'Polis'
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    KUCHING: Polis menahan seorang remaja selepas dia dituduh mencuri wang dari dompet yang tertinggal di dalam tandas sebuah kedai makan di sini, lewat malam kelmarin. Read more on this news related to 'Polis'

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