made up the elements "bole" which meant "large" and "slav" which meant "glory." In other cases, Polk was a German name used for someone from Poland.
, where the name contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation which would later play a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in the
social and political affairs.
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