Examples from the Web for populous
In populous Miami-Dade County, bathrooms will be closed in polling places on Election Day.
Fairfax County, the most populous jurisdiction in the state, was once a Republican bastion.
Boot details, however, that providing basic security for a populous need not entail brutal methods.
It is the sixth–most populous country in the world, with the largest youth cohort anywhere.New Pakistan Ambassador Brings Frank Talk to Washington Relations|Eleanor Clift|February 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For the past week, Unalaska—the most populous island on the Aleutian Chain—has seen jaw-dropping sunrises.
Westward the Tyropean Bridge spanned a deep, populous ravine.The City of Delight|Elizabeth Miller
Prince Henry, it will be remembered, speaks of the Vale of Edeyrnion as a fine and populous country.Owen Glyndwr and the Last Struggle for Welsh Independence|Arthur Granville Bradley
Americo then says that the land was populous, and also full of many different animals, few being like those of Spain.The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci|Amerigo Vespucci
A populous fertile district.The next day at noon I left Naga on horseback.The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes|Toms de Comyn
The soil of Luxemburg is generally good; the southern districts are on the whole the most fertile as well as the most populous.
British Dictionary definitions for populous
Word Origin for populous
Word Origin and History for populous
early 15c., from post-classical Latin populosus "full of people, populous," from populus "people" (see people (n.)). Related: Populousness.