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multitude

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1 a great number of persons or creatures massed together
  • awed by the multitude of stars in the night sky

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2 the body of the community as contrasted with the elite
  • the nation's idle rich frolicked while the multitude starved

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The first known use of multitude was in the 14th century

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“Multitude.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/multitude. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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