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τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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P. and V. πόλις, ἡ, V. πτόλις, ἡ.

Township: P. and V. πόλισμα, τό.

Town: P. and V. ἄστυ, τό.

State: Ar. and P. πολιτεία, ἡ, P. and V. πόλις, ἡ.

Of the city or town, adj.: P. and V. ἀστικός.

Dwelling in the city: V. πολισσοῦχος.

Dwelling near the city: V. ἀγχίπτολις.

Protecting the city: V. πολισσοῦχος; see tutelary.