Definition of polje in English:

polje

noun

Geology
  • A flat-floored depression in a karstic region, especially in Slovenia, with steep enclosing walls and a covering of alluvium.

    • ‘The largest and most important among them is the large, fertile depression of Blatsko polje, which used to contain a periodic lake.’
    • ‘The site is a karst depression, or polje, with a natural brook that vanishes into one big and several small ponors (swallow hole).’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Serbian and Croatian.

Pronunciation

polje

/ˈpɒljə/