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polje

/ (ˈpəʊljɛ) /
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noun
geography a large elliptical depression in karst regions, sometimes containing a marsh or small lake
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Word Origin for polje

Serbo-Croat, literally: field; related to floor
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How to use polje in a sentence

  • We were defending a polje—one of their high mountain valleys, against a Beg and his troops.

  • In 1738 they rebelled, again to be defeated in the scene of their national trauma, in Kosovo Polje.

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