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polje

(ˈpəʊljɛ)
n
(Physical Geography) geography a large elliptical depression in karst regions, sometimes containing a marsh or small lake
[Serbo-Croat, literally: field; related to floor]
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Barker (1975), in discussing the Neolithic landscape of southern Yugoslavia, noted that many sites occur in large poljes such as Bitola (Macedonia), perhaps in order to exploit the margins of seasonal lakes.