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synonyms for polis

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

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
We're used to the ways o' the polis, and can imitate them fine.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
They've instructions to watch for the polis, and keep an eye on the Garplefit.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
Th' next mornin' th' polis was lookin' f'r him to lock him up f'r stealin' joo'lry in the fair town.
MR. DOOLEY: IN THE HEARTS OF HIS COUNTRYMENFINLEY PETER DUNNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO POLIS

  • apples
  • 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.