Poland


Poland
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Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914. 2014.

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  • POLAND — POLAND, republic in E. Central Europe; the kingdom of Poland and the grand duchy of Lithuania united formally (Poland Lithuania) in 1569. This article is arranged according to the following outline: the early settlements jewish legal status… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Poland — • Country in eastern Europe Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Poland     Poland     † Cathol …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Poland — ist der englische Name Polens. Es steht außerdem für Orte in den USA: Poland (Chautauqua County), eine Ortschaft im Bundesstaat New York Poland (Herkimer County), eine Ortschaft im Bundesstaat New York Poland (Indiana), eine Ortschaft im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Poland — Poland, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 451 Housing Units (2000): 202 Land area (2000): 0.535492 sq. miles (1.386917 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.006328 sq. miles (0.016390 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.541820 sq. miles (1.403307 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Poland, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 451 Housing Units (2000): 202 Land area (2000): 0.535492 sq. miles (1.386917 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.006328 sq. miles (0.016390 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.541820 sq. miles (1.403307 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Poland, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 2866 Housing Units (2000): 1123 Land area (2000): 1.244349 sq. miles (3.222848 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.244349 sq. miles (3.222848 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Poland — 1560s, from POLE (Cf. Pole) (3) + LAND (Cf. land) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Poland — [pō′lənd] country in EC Europe, on the Baltic Sea: a kingdom in the Middle Ages, it lost autonomy throughout much of its later history until proclaimed an independent republic in 1918: 120,628 sq mi (312,425 sq km); pop. 38,309,000; cap. Warsaw:… …   English World dictionary

  • Poland — Polska redirects here. For other uses, see Polska (disambiguation). This article is about the country. For other uses, see Poland (disambiguation). Republic of Poland Rzeczpospolita Polska …   Wikipedia

  • Poland — /poh leuhnd/, n. a republic in E central Europe, on the Baltic Sea. 38,700,291; ab. 121,000 sq. mi. (313,400 sq. km). Cap.: Warsaw. Polish, Polska. * * * Poland Introduction Poland Background: Poland is an ancient nation that was conceived around …   Universalium

  • Poland — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Poland <p></p> Background: <p></p> Poland s history as a state begins near the middle of the 10th century. By the mid 16th century, the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth… …   The World Factbook


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