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      n   pl   , poleis   an ancient Greek city-state  
     (from Greek: city)  
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polis          [2]  
      n     (Scot. and Irish)   the police or a police officer  
     (C19: a variant pronunciation of police)  

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polish, poleis, Pílos, Polaris

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