[poh-len-tuh] /poʊˈlɛn tə/
(especially in Italian cooking) a thick mush of cornmeal.
a thick porridge made in Italy, usually from maize
Old English polente, from Latin pollenta, polenta, literally “peeled barley,” related to pollen “fine flour,” from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (1) “flour; dust” (see pollen). Later reborrowed from Italian polenta, from the Latin word.
noun 1. police headquarters for a particular district, from which police officers are dispatched and to which persons under arrest are brought. noun 1. the office or headquarters of the police force of a district
noun 1. . noun 1. an enclosed truck or van used by the police to transport prisoners. noun 1. (US & Austral, NZ) a police van for transporting prisoners Also called (Informal) paddy wagon, (US) police wagon noun 1. (US) another term for patrol wagon
[puh-lees-woo m-uh n] /pəˈlisˌwʊm ən/ noun, plural policewomen. 1. a female member of a or body.
[paw-lee-syey] /pɔ liˈsyeɪ/ noun, plural policiers [paw-lee-syey] /pɔ liˈsyeɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. French. a novel or film featuring detectives, crime, or the like.