Populousness
Populous Pop"u*lous, a. [L. populosus, fr. populus people: cf. F. populeux.] 1. Abounding in people; full of inhabitants; containing many inhabitants in proportion to the extent of the country. [1913 Webster]

Heaven, yet populous, retains Number sufficient to possess her realms. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Popular; famous. [Obs.] --J. Webster. [1913 Webster]

3. Common; vulgar. [Obs.] --Arden of Feversham. [1913 Webster]

4. Numerous; in large number. [Obs.] ``The dust . . . raised by your populous troops.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster] -- {Pop"u*lous*ly}, adv. -- {Pop"u*lous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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