Populous Definition

pŏpyə-ləs
adjective
Containing many people or inhabitants; having a large population.
American Heritage
Full of people; crowded or thickly populated.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Populous

  • First used in English in the mid 15th century; from Latin populosus (“full of people, populous").

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Latin populōsus from populus the people popular

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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