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POLSKA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Polska mean? 

POLSKA (noun)
  The noun POLSKA has 1 sense:

1. a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II

  Familiarity information: POLSKA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POLSKA (noun)


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Meaning:

A republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Poland; Polska; Republic of Poland

Instance hypernyms:

European country; European nation (countries occupying the European continent)

Meronyms (parts of "Polska"):

Katowice (an industrial city of southern Poland)

Carpathian Mountains; Carpathians (a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania; a popular resort area)

Zabrze (an industrial city in southern Poland)

Breslau; Wroclaw (a city in southwestern Poland on the Oder)

Lublin (an industrial city of eastern Poland)

Lodz (a large city of central Poland)

Vistula; Vistula River (a European river; flows into the Baltic Sea)

Danzig; Gdansk (a port city of northern Poland near the mouth of the Vistula River on a gulf of the Baltic Sea; a member of the Hanseatic League in the 14th century)

Czestochowa (a city of southern Poland whose church contains the statue of the black Madonna which attracts many pilgrims)

Cracow; Krakau; Krakow (an industrial city in southern Poland on the Vistula)

Bromberg; Bydgoszcz (an industrial city and river port in northern Poland)

capital of Poland; Warsaw; Warszawa (the capital and largest city of Poland; located in central Poland)

Preussen; Prussia (a former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern Poland)

Auschwitz (a Nazi concentration camp for Jews in southwestern Poland during World War II)

Oder; Oder River (a European river; flows into the Baltic Sea)

Meronyms (members of "Polska"):

Pole (a native or inhabitant of Poland)

Domain member region:

battle of Tannenberg; Tannenberg (a battle in World War I (1914); decisive German victory over the Russians)

Holonyms ("Polska" is a part of...):

Europe (the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use 'Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles)


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