Definition of many a/an
formal + literary
—used with a singular noun to refer to a large number of things or people I've been there many a time. Many a tale was told. Many a man has tried but few men have succeeded.
Word by Word Definitions
: consisting of or amounting to a large but indefinite number
: being one of a large but indefinite number
: a large number of persons or things
: a large but indefinite number
: the great majority of people
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