Polis in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Polis

a city state in ancient Greece

Examples of Polis in a sentence

Athens was the most famous polis in Greece and is known as the birthplace of democratic government.  🔊

Even though they were both city-states in Greece, Athens was a very different polis from Sparta.  🔊

Coming from Sparta, a Greek polis, Tyus and all the boys his age were part of the great military that his city-state was known for.  🔊

One city-state in Athens might have been run by the elite, while one right next to it might could have been ruled by a king.  🔊

Rhodes is the largest island in Greece and was an ancient polis when ancient Greece ruled.  🔊

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