Definition of Populous

1. Adjective. Densely populated.

Exact synonyms: Thickly Settled
Similar to: Inhabited



Definition of Populous

1. a. Abounding in people; full of inhabitants; containing many inhabitants in proportion to the extent of the country.

Definition of Populous

1. Adjective. Having a large population ¹

2. Adjective. Densely populated. ¹

3. Adjective. Crowded with people. ¹

4. Noun. (alternative spelling of populace) Populous is primarily a US /Canadian misspelling of populace . ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Populous

1. containing many inhabitants [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Populous

populationally
populations
populator
populators
populicide
populicides
populin
populism
populisms
populist
populistic
populists
populizer
populizers
populosity
populous (current term)
populously
populousness
populousnesses
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porage
porages
poraille
poral
porantherine
poration
porbeagle

Literary usage of Populous

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"And, as to serve my s'ong, aboard his bark Bare him to populous Lemnos o'er the sea ; Where ... populous ..."

2. Kettell, Samuel: Specimens of American Poetry by Samuel Kettell (1829)
"His poem of the populous Vil- age was published in 1826. THE populous VILLAGE. THERE was a time, and that within the span Of the brief memory of short-lived ..."

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