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(Placename) the Polish name for Poland


(ˈpoʊ lənd)

a republic in E central Europe, on the Baltic Sea. 38,608,929; ab. 120,628 sq. mi. (312,685 sq. km). Cap.: Warsaw. Polish, Polska.
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Noun1.Polska - a republic in central EuropePolska - a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
battle of Tannenberg, Tannenberg - a battle in World War I (1914); decisive German victory over the Russians
Auschwitz - a Nazi concentration camp for Jews in southwestern Poland during World War II
Preussen, Prussia - a former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern Poland; "in the 19th century Prussia led the economic and political unification of the German states"
capital of Poland, Warsaw, Warszawa - the capital and largest city of Poland; located in central Poland
Bromberg, Bydgoszcz - an industrial city and river port in northern Poland
Cracow, Krakau, Krakow - an industrial city in southern Poland on the Vistula
Czestochowa - a city of southern Poland whose church contains the statue of the black Madonna which attracts many pilgrims
Danzig, Gdansk - a port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea; a member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century
Katowice - an industrial city of southern Poland
Lodz - a large city of central Poland
Lublin - an industrial city of eastern Poland
Breslau, Wroclaw - a city in southwestern Poland on the Oder
Zabrze - an industrial city in southern Poland
Carpathian Mountains, Carpathians - a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania; a popular resort area
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Oder, Oder River - a European river; flows into the Baltic Sea
Vistula, Vistula River - a European river; flows into the Baltic Sea
Pole - a native or inhabitant of Poland
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Bland polskor, ganglatar och valser: hallands spelmansforbund och den hallandska folkmusiken.

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