from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Poland, the Poles, their language, or their culture.
  • n. The Slavic language of the Poles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, from or native to Poland, or relating to the Polish language.
  • proper n. The language spoken in Poland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Poland or its inhabitants.


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  • "The nonsense talked in the newspapers when they discuss what they call the Polish Corridor" was only possible from want of realisation of what Poland had been before she was rent in three by Prussia, Austria and Russia.

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton

  • In addition, Germany is Niemcy in Polish (and something similar in other Slavic languages) and Saksa in Finnish.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Shroud of Torino

  • This year's nominees for The 2008 Jerzy Zulawski Award (in Polish) have been announced.

    SF Tidbits for 4/19/09

  • On 31 August 1939, German SS soldiers set up an attack on one of their own radio stations at the Polish-German border and the Germans broadcast a message, in Polish, urging Poles to kill the Germans who resided in the Silesian region.

    Political provocation is more prevalent than you think — Fusion Despatches

  • Note the question is not ‘How will this benefit your promotion/save money you can then spend on leaflets in Polish/keep police officers in the station for hours on end etc etc.’

    What Really Matters At The Top « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • The Strawberry Body Polish is one product I wholeheartedly recommend, it lasts really long, smells lovely and does its job well.

    Fragrance etc. « Sunayana’s Blog

  • Polish TV station TVN has released a teaser (in Polish) and trailer (with English subs) of a series titled Naznaczony (Marked).

    SF Tidbits for 8/13/09

  • More information (in Polish) is available on the official web site.

    Million Writers Long List

  • I live in Polish part of former East Prussia, and in fact, amongst 1,2 mln people living here, there are natives still here: 30.000 Germans, 16.000 Masurians, 6.000 Varmians and a couple of thousand of Poles, whose grandfathers lived in East Prussia before 1945.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Ghosts of the Past

  • From February to October 1944, he was a staff officer in Polish Air Forces Headquarters in Britain.

    2010 February 18 « Mudpuddle


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    January 3, 2010

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  • word replacement for edit

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