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Definition of Populousness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Populousness
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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"... may tend in some degree to illustrate the question of the populousness of ancient Home. I. When the capital of the empire was besieged by the Goths, ..."
2. Lectures on History, and General Policy: To which is Prefixed, An Essay in a by Joseph Priestley (1803)
"The most important observation upon this subject is, that the state the most favourable to populousness, is that in which there is a concurrence of those ..."
3. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"... number which cannot be thought excessive for the capital of a mighty empire, though it exceeds the populousness of the greatest cities of modern Europe. ..."
4. The Philosophical Works of David Hume by David Hume (1826)
"OF THE populousness OF ANCIENT NATIONS. *' THERE is very little ground, either from reason or observation, to conclude the world eternal or incor- Ss ' An ..."
5. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"Now, one way to know the populousness of a great city is to observe the bills of mortality and nativities every week. I think there is no such custom in ..."
6. History of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1899)
"He was soon involved in a desperate war with the Saxons, a nation valuing itself on its populousness and riches, jealous of the house of Franconia, ..."
7. The Baptist Missionary Magazine by Executive Committee, Baptist General Convention, American Baptist Missionary Union, Board of Managers (1845)
"populousness of Dong Yahn district— Light increasing. Dong Yahn is probably the most populous district ..."