n sometimes functioning as pl
1 the inhabitants of an area
2 the common people; masses
(C16: via French from Italian popolaccio the common herd, from popolo people, from Latin populus)
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commonalty, crowd, general public, hoi polloi, inhabitants, Joe (and Eileen) Public (slang) Joe Six-Pack (U.S. slang) masses, mob, multitude, people, rabble, throng
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