HyperDic: poland

English > 1 sense of the word Poland:
NOUNlocationPoland, Republic of Poland, Polskaa republic in central Europe
Poland > pronunciation
Soundspow'lahnd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > Poland: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II.
SynonymsRepublic of Poland, Polska
Instance ofEuropean country, European nationAny one of the countries occupying the European continent
MembersPoleA native or inhabitant of Poland
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
PartsAuschwitzA Nazi concentration camp for Jews in southwestern Poland during World War II
Bydgoszcz, BrombergAn industrial city and river port in northern Poland
Carpathians, Carpathian MountainsA mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania
Cracow, Krakow, KrakauAn industrial city in southern Poland on the Vistula
CzestochowaA city of southern Poland whose church contains the statue of the black Madonna which attracts many pilgrims
Gdansk, DanzigA port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea
KatowiceAn industrial city of southern Poland
LodzA large city of central Poland
LublinAn industrial city of eastern Poland
Oder, Oder RiverA European river
Prussia, PreussenA former / former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern Poland
Vistula, Vistula RiverA European river
Warszawa, Warsaw, capital of PolandThe capital and largest city of Poland
Wroclaw, BreslauA city in southwestern Poland on the Oder
ZabrzeAn industrial city in southern Poland
Region ofTannenberg, battle of TannenbergA battle in World War I (1914)
SpanishPoland, Polonia
CatalanPolonia, Polònia
AdjectivesPolishof or relating to Poland or its people or culture

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