His father coined the word “poliatrist”, meaning a healer of the polis or city.
Frank is retiring, Baldwin is running for the Senate, and polis and Ciciline are up for reelection.
The polis hae been searchin' noo for a fortnight an' nae trace o' her can be got.
I allow them this house to meet in, bekaise it's large and far from the polis.
polis asked at first two dollars a day but agreed to go for a dollar and a half, and fifty cents a week for his canoe.
If only he were Greek, what a fighter for the polis he would be.
He put wan man on th' polis pension fund with a bullet through his thigh.
The polis was the hub of the world, the fulfillment of all desires.
polis asked at first two dollars a day, but agreed to go for a dollar and a half, and fifty cents a week for his canoe.
Her own city, the polis, was everything now that this place had been centuries ago.
"ancient Greek city-state," 1894, from Greek polis "city, one's city; the state, citizens," from PIE *pele- "citadel, enclosed space, often on high ground" (cf. Sanskrit pur, puram "city, citadel," Lithuanian pilis "fortress").