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synonyms for polis

  • capital
  • center
  • downtown
  • metropolis
  • municipality
  • place
  • port
  • borough
  • burg
  • conurbation
  • megalopolis
  • boom town
  • metropolitan area
  • urban place
  • urbs
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How to use polis in a sentence

Essentially, manpower was never a significant problem for the Macedonian kings, with the kingdom’s burgeoning population spread across numerous villages, as opposed to being concentrated in urban centers or poleis.
THE MIGHTY MACEDONIAN PHALANX: 6 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOWDATTATREYA MANDALJULY 29, 2022REALM OF HISTORY
She also pointed to a range of other philanthropy Polis was involved in, from founding charter schools, which she noted were not named after him, to distributing computers to organizations in need.
HOW THESE ULTRAWEALTHY POLITICIANS AVOIDED PAYING TAXESBY ELLIS SIMANI, ROBERT FATURECHI AND KEN WARD JR.NOVEMBER 4, 2021PROPUBLICA
Polis and state health officials are expected to address the public Wednesday.
FIRST REPORTED U.S. CASE OF COVID-19 VARIANT FOUND IN COLORADORACHEL SCHALLOMDECEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
It would have gone hard with them as they left the cage, but someone whispered, "Here's the polis!"
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
Wan day a captain an' a squad iv polis backed th' wagon up to th' dure iv th' palace an' rung th' bell.
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
I 've a bit of paper for you somewhere, from one you know, if them blackguards the 'polis' has not made me lose it.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. I (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
The constitution of the polis is a Phœnician invention, even this has been imitated by the Hellenes.
WE PHILOLOGISTS, VOLUME 8 (OF 18)FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
The Greek polis and the αἱεν ἁριστεὑειν grew up out of mutual enmity.
WE PHILOLOGISTS, VOLUME 8 (OF 18)FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
That's why we've got to hang on to them till the polis comes.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
Ye're lippenin' to the polis, but in a' my days I never kenned the polis in time.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO POLIS

  • boom towns
  • boroughs
  • burgs
  • capitals
  • centers
  • conurbations
  • downtowns
  • megalopolises
  • metropolises
  • metropolitan areas
  • municipalities
  • places
  • polises
  • ports
  • urban places
  • urbs
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.