[pawl-skah] /ˈpɔl skɑ/
Polish name of .
the Polish name for Poland
[puhl-tah-vuh] /pʌlˈtɑ və/ noun 1. a city in E Ukraine, SW of Kharkov: Russian defeat of Swedes 1709. /Russian palˈtavə/ noun 1. a city in E Ukraine: scene of the victory (1709) of the Russians under Peter the Great over the Swedes under Charles XII; centre of an agricultural region. Pop: 319 000 (2005 est)
[pohl-ter-gahyst] /ˈpoʊl tərˌgaɪst/ noun 1. a ghost or spirit supposed to manifest its presence by noises, knockings, etc. /ˈpɒltəˌɡaɪst/ noun 1. a spirit believed to manifest its presence by rappings and other noises and also by acts of mischief, such as throwing furniture about n. 1838, from German Poltergeist, literally “noisy ghost,” from poltern “make […]
[pol-tuh-rahtsk; Russian puh l-tuh-rahtsk] /ˌpɒl təˈrɑtsk; Russian pəl tʌˈrɑtsk/ noun 1. former name of . [ahsh-guh-bahd, ash-guh-bad] /ˈɑʃ gəˌbɑd, ˈæʃ gəˌbæd/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Turkmenistan, in the S central part, near the Iranian border.
[pol-troon] /pɒlˈtrun/ noun 1. a wretched coward; craven. adjective 2. marked by utter cowardice. /pɒlˈtruːn/ noun 1. an abject or contemptible coward adjective 2. a rare word for cowardly n. “A coward; a nidgit; a scoundrel” [Johnson, who spells it poltron], 1520s, from Middle French poultron “rascal, coward” (16c., Modern French poltron), from Italian poltrone […]