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Definition of Populous

Populous

  1. Abounding in people; full of inhabitants; containing many inhabitants in proportion to the extent of the country.
  2. Popular; famous.
  3. Common; vulgar.
  4. Numerous; in large number.

Populous Quotations

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Aristotle

During the past three years spectacular progress has been made in increasing wheat, rice, and maize production in several of the most populous developing countries of southern Asia, where widespread famine appeared inevitable only five years ago.
Norman Borlaug

It is the mass dream of inverted self, populous with fears overt and secret, that forms the continuous but gossamer thread upon which are strung as phantom beads all civilizations from the remotest past of record to that of the present day and hour.
Louis Sullivan

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. If Nigeria succeeds at democratic governance it will be an anchor for all of West Africa. Africa needs a strong Nigeria.
Ed Royce

There's a village in my computer - friends, fans, readers, and colleagues. It's a populous, sometimes chaotic little burg always bustling with news, gossip, opinions and potential excitement.
Lisa Unger
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Populous Translations

populous in German is volkreich, volkreiche
populous in Swedish is folkrik
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