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Noun: polis  pó-lis
  1. [UK, dialect, informal] The force of policemen and officers
    - police, police force, constabulary, law, fuzz [informal], Old Bill [Brit, informal], Bill [Brit, informal], boys in blue [informal], the fuzz [informal]
     
  2. A city, or a city-state in ancient Greece

Derived forms: polises

Type of: force, law enforcement agency, personnel

Encyclopedia: Polis, polis, potatismos