[pee-puh l-hoo d]


the state or condition of being a people.
the consciousness of certain beliefs or characteristics that make one part of a people; sense of belonging to a people.

Nearby words

  1. people's front,
  2. people's liberation army,
  3. people's panel,
  4. people's party,
  5. people's republic of china,
  6. peoria,
  7. peotillomania,
  8. pep,
  9. pep pill,
  10. pep rally

Origin of peoplehood

First recorded in 1905–10; people + -hood Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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