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polis. Ancient Greek city (πóλιζ) or citystate. It is commonly found combined with other words as a nickname for a town, e.g. Linenopolis for C19 Belfast, and with prefixes such as metro- it means a capital, mother-city, chief centre, or major city. See also acropolis; necropolis.

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Polis (ˈpɒlɪs) Parliamentary On-Line Information Service

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