pilsētvalsts

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Etymology[edit]

From pilsēta (city) +‎ valsts (state).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pilsētvalsts f (6th declension)

  1. city state (economically and politically sovereign city, often including its surrounding territory, e.g., Ancient Greece)
    visa seno grieķu dzīve bija saistīta ar “starptautiskumu”, jo Grieķija sastāvēja no ļoti daudzām valstiskām vienībām: pilsētvalstīm — the whole of ancient Greek life was associated with “internationalism”, because Greece consisted of a large number of government units: city states

Declension[edit]