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See also: Póland
1560s. From Pole + land, from German Pole, singular of Polen, from Polish Polanie (“Poles”, literally “field dwellers”), from Proto-Slavic *poljane, plural of *poljaninъ (“field dweller”), from *polje (“field”) + *-ěninъ.
- Appendix:Place names in Poland
- (countries of Europe) country of Europe; Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City (Categories: en:Countries, en:Countries of Europe)
- Appendix:Countries of the world
- “Poland” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).