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po•lis



Pronunciation: (pō'lis), [key]
n.,
pl. -leisPronunciation: (-līs). [key]

an ancient Greek city-state.

-polis




a combining form, meaning “city,” appearing in loanwords from Greek (metropolis), and used in the formation of placenames (Annapolis).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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