Examples of populous in a Sentence
the most populous state in the U.S.
Recent Examples of populous from the Web
Kenny, a substitute teacher, and his wife Ceci, a scheduling manager for a drug-testing company, have lived in the nation’s fourth most populous city for seven years.
State party leaders celebrated the news, drawing parallels between Keys-Gamarra’s win and that of Jackie Smith, a Democrat who defeated a powerful Republican this year to become the clerk of courts in Prince William County, a populous swing county.
As Texans braced for a storm that would deliver flooding unlike anything the nation’s second-most populous state had ever experienced, President Donald Trump prioritized.
A map released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows tentative plans to build 28 miles (45 kilometers) of wall on the levee in Hidalgo County, the most populous county of the valley.
A promise to waive farmers’ debts helped the BJP to an electoral victory in India’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, in March.
BEIJING (AP) — Users of WhatsApp in China and security researchers have reported widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be at least partially blocked by authorities in the world’s most populous country.
Users of WhatsApp in China and security researchers reported Tuesday, July 18, 2017, widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be at least partially blocked by authorities in the world’s most populous country.
In response to the Peace Prize award, China suspended ties with Norway and froze free-trade talks, hurting sales of Norwegian salmon in the world’s most populous country.
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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.
Origin and Etymology of populous
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
POPULOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of populous for English Language Learners
: having a large population
POPULOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of populous for Students
- a populous city
Word Root of populous
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