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synonyms for polity

  • commonwealth
  • community
  • country
  • federation
  • land
  • nation
  • republic
  • sovereignty
  • territory
  • union
  • body politic
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How to use polity in a sentence

They found the proto-nations of the Middle Ages useful as a past to point to for their modern origins, pointing to both medieval connections to Greece and Rome and the independence and distinct traditions of medieval polities.
WHY IT’S TIME TO SHED SOME LIGHT ON HISTORY’S ‘DARK AGES’DAVID PERRYDECEMBER 22, 2021TIME
Those who approve of their polity countenance what is hostile to his government, and thus act as his enemies.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The history of our polity at this time is closely connected with the history of one man.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Switzerland, he urged, played so important a part in the European polity, that no one could be indifferent to its destiny.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
But why should not a part of that fable have come true in our polity, as another part of it has come true in yours?
A TRAVELER FROM ALTRURIA: ROMANCEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Calvin exercised a great influence on the civil polity of Geneva, although it was established before he came to the city.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
He was accused of being opposed to any republican polity, and of seeking the annihilation of the State Governments.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
Consider these requirements a little, and the evils that result in our education and polity from neglecting them.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME III (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
In ecclesiastical polity he never was a partisan, and for piety his attraction was always more powerful than for mere theology.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 3, NO. 1, APRIL, 1851VARIOUS
Accordingly, assuming the absence of laws, democracy is the least bad or most tolerable of the six varieties of sham-polity.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
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WORDS RELATED TO POLITY

  • commonwealth
  • constituency
  • country
  • electorate
  • land
  • nation
  • polity
  • res publica
  • state
  • the people
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