Examples of populous in a Sentence
the most populous state in the U.S.
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The nation’s most populous state has become too difficult to govern because of its size, wealth disparities and geographic diversity, Draper and the initiative’s supporters argue.
The shift demonstrates the strain that the zero-tolerance policy has put on federal courts, particularly in the nation’s most populous state.
The nation’s most populous state argued resources could be better spent targeting smuggling networks and criminal repeat border-crossers.
The California Data Privacy Protection Act is set to dramatically change how businesses handle data in the most populous state.
Nelson is suddenly one of the party’s five most vulnerable members in the country, and the nation’s third most populous state is by far the most expensive state of those five.
Californians will face a choice this November of whether to divide the nation's most populous state into three, an effort that would radically shake up not only the West Coast, but the entire nation.
This isn't the first time that Draper attempted to get an initiative to break apart the most populous state.
Mr Sanders won 4m fewer votes than Mrs Clinton and none of the most populous states.
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With a metropolitan area of more than 20 million people, Mexico City could be called the world's second or third most populous city. And the nearby Aztec city of Tenochtitlán was one of the largest cities in the world even when Hernán Cortés arrived there in 1519. But by the time Cortés conquered the city in 1521 it wasn't nearly so populous, since European diseases had greatly reduced the population. Avoid confusing populous and populace, which are pronounced exactly the same.
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: having a large population
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