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  1. geography a large elliptical depression in karst regions, sometimes containing a marsh or small lake
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Word Origin

Serbo-Croat, literally: field; related to floor
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Historical Examples

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

    The Marriage of William Ashe

    Mrs. Humphry Ward