polity: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pol'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
- a particular form or system of government: civil polity; ecclesiastical polity.
- the condition of being constituted as a state or other organized community or body: The polity of ancient Athens became a standard for later governments.
- government or administrative regulation: The colonists demanded independence in matters of internal polity.
- a state or other organized community or body.
- polity (Thesaurus)