What does populous mean?

Definitions for populous
ˈpɒp yə ləspop·u·lous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. populous, thickly settled(adj)

    densely populated

Wiktionary

  1. populous(Noun)

    Populous is primarily a US /Canadian misspelling of populace .

    Etymology: Populous was first coined in the English language in the mid 15th century and stems from the circa 160 AD Latin term populosus meaning "full of people, populous."

  2. populous(Adjective)

    Having a large population

    China is the most populous country of the World.

    Etymology: Populous was first coined in the English language in the mid 15th century and stems from the circa 160 AD Latin term populosus meaning "full of people, populous."

  3. populous(Adjective)

    Densely populated.

    The Nile delta is a populous region.

    Etymology: Populous was first coined in the English language in the mid 15th century and stems from the circa 160 AD Latin term populosus meaning "full of people, populous."

  4. populous(Adjective)

    Crowded with people.

    Airport departure halls are often populous places during the rush hours.

    Etymology: Populous was first coined in the English language in the mid 15th century and stems from the circa 160 AD Latin term populosus meaning "full of people, populous."

Webster Dictionary

  1. Populous(adj)

    abounding in people; full of inhabitants; containing many inhabitants in proportion to the extent of the country

    Etymology: [L. populosus, fr. populus people: cf. F. populeux.]

  2. Populous(adj)

    popular; famous

    Etymology: [L. populosus, fr. populus people: cf. F. populeux.]

  3. Populous(adj)

    common; vulgar

    Etymology: [L. populosus, fr. populus people: cf. F. populeux.]

  4. Populous(adj)

    numerous; in large number

    Etymology: [L. populosus, fr. populus people: cf. F. populeux.]

Freebase

  1. Populous

    Populous is an award-winning computer game designed by Peter Molyneux for Bullfrog in 1989, and is regarded by many as the first PC god game. It is the first game in the Populous series, preceding Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods and Populous: The Beginning.

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How to say populous in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of populous in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of populous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of populous in a Sentence

  1. Bob Deans:

    As the most populous country on Earth, China has much to do with the kind of world the next generation will inherit, in our country and around the world, we’re proud of our work, in China and elsewhere, helping to create a more sustainable future for everyone, and we look forward to discussing that work with Chairman Bishop and the committee.

  2. Matthew Lilley and Brian Wheaton:

    Simply put, more populous places have more crimes and more rallies.

  3. Ahmed Al-Qureshi:

    What could aggravate the problem even more is the complete halt of the education process in Yemen's most populous areas, which will lead boys to go to battle as child soldiers and girls to early marriages.

  4. John Dorrian:

    Mosul is the second most populous city in Iraq and it will deeply hurt the enemy when that is taken away.

  5. Aristotle:

    A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.

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