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regnat populus

[reg-naht paw-poo-loo s; English reg-nat pop-yuh-luh s] /ˈrɛg nɑt ˈpɔ pʊˌlʊs; English ˈrɛg næt ˈpɒp yə ləs/
Latin.
1.
let the people rule: motto of Arkansas.
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  • This was the celebrated “cotton-wood,” a species of poplar (populus angulatus).

    The Hunters' Feast Mayne Reid
  • The aspen (populus tremuloides) was very common on burnt grounds.

    The Maine Woods

    Henry David Thoreau
  • They were the original plbs, while the gentls were the populus of Rome.

    The Private Life of the Romans Harold Whetstone Johnston
  • In the time of Servius they had become nearly if not quite as numerous as the populus.

    Ancient Society

    Lewis Henry Morgan
  • The clients formed no part of the populus for the reasons stated.

    Ancient Society

    Lewis Henry Morgan
  • Poplars (populus deltoides) are the only large trees in this area.

  • Others modify these slightly, as pine from Pinus, and poplar from populus.

    Trees Worth Knowing Julia Ellen Rogers
  • The populus was the tree of Hercules, and the plane-tree was the “numen of Atridæ.”

    Cultus Arborum Anonymous

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