in droves

idiom

: in large quantities
People came in droves to hear her sing.

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“In droves.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20droves. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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