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  1. Poles

    The Polish people, or Poles, are an ethnic group of predominantly West Slavic descent, native to Central Europe, inhabiting mainly Poland, as well as other European and American countries. Right now there are 35 538 000 Poles living in Poland and the rest of the population in Poland are immigrants and tourists. The preamble to the Constitution of the Republic of Poland defines the Polish nation as comprising all the citizens of Poland. Poland's inhabitants live in the following historic regions of the country: Wielkopolska, Małopolska, Mazovia, Silesia, Pomerania, Kujawy, Warmia, Mazury, and Podlasie. A wide-ranging Polish diaspora exists throughout Europe, the Americas and Australia. In 1960, Chicago in the United States, had the world's largest urban Polish population after Warsaw. Today, the largest urban concentration of Poles is the Katowice urban agglomeration known as the Silesian Metropolis of 2.7 million inhabitants. Over a thousand years ago, the Polans of Giecz, Gniezno and Poznań — an influential tribe in Wielkopolska — succeeded in uniting Lechitic tribes under what became the Piast dynasty, thus giving rise to the Polish state.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Poles

    (a) The terminals of an open electric circuit, at which there necessarily exists a potential difference, produced by the generator or source of electro-motive force in the circuit. (b) The terminals of an open magnetic circuit; the ends of a magnetized mass of steel, iron or other paramagnetic substance. (c) The ends in general of any body or mass which show electric or magnetic properties more developed than those of the central sections of the body.

Editors Contribution

  1. poles

    Plural noun of pole.

    Our Grandfather uses poles to support his runner beans growing in his greenhouse. A battery has a positive and negative pole each end of it.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on February 5, 2016

Anagrams for poles »

  1. olpes

  2. lopes

  3. slope


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poles in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. B. J. Gupta:

    High living and high thinking are poles apart.

  2. Philadelphia Inquirer:

    As predicted, no Crisco on the poles. Instead, police are using hydraulic fluid.

  3. Mick Dwyer:

    If you look at the floor, you can still see some of the holes where dancing poles used to be.

  4. Jaroslaw Kaczynski:

    Ninety percent of the citizens would oppose an exit. We Poles are and remain convinced Europeans.

  5. Brad Stanley:

    We put up signs at boat ramps, and even larger signs on poles along the Santa Fe and Suwannee rivers.

Images & Illustrations of poles

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