Synonyms for Polity:

n.

autocracy, caretaker government, coalition, big government, autonomy, autarky, absolutism, Centralism, banana republic, anarchy. land, territory, nation, country, state, body politic, politics. polity (noun)
civil order.
republic (noun)
nation, commonwealth, country.
state (noun)
commonwealth, nation, land, country, territory, body politic.

Other synonyms:

body politic, commonwealth. country, nation. land. state. Other relevant words:
commonwealth, autarky, autocracy, body politic, country, nation, absolutism, coalition, land, autonomy, anarchy, territory, Centralism, state, politics.

Usage examples for polity

  1. Must our church polity in the mission field, be Congregational, or Presbyterian, etc. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  2. The republic existed, in fact, from the moment of the abjuration in 1581. The most important features of the polity which thus assumed a prominent organization have been already indicated. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley