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populous

adjective pop·u·lous \ˈpä-pyə-ləs\

: having a large population

Full Definition of POPULOUS

1
a :  densely populated
b :  having a large population
2
a :  numerous
b :  filled to capacity
pop·u·lous·ly adverb
pop·u·lous·ness noun

Examples of POPULOUS

  1. the most populous state in the U.S.

Origin of POPULOUS

Middle English, from Latin populosus, from populus people
First Known Use: 15th century

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