For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for Ipopulus, patulous, or Populus?
Header of populous

Populous

Video footage: Tokyo is the world's most populous metropolis and is described as one of the three command centers for world economy August 21, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. Skyline. timelapse. Day to night.
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the adjective populous

What does populous mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more populous / most populous

  1. densely populated
    • examples: No city in Europe is so populous as Tokyo. | San Francisco is only one-tenth as populous as New York. | India is populous. | Tokyo is more populous than any other city in Japan. | No city in Europe is as populous as Tokyo. | Mumbai is the most populous city in India and the second most populous city in the world. | The U.S. gun homicide rate is 15 times higher than other populous, high income countries. | Hence England is twice as populous as Spain, according to extent of territory. | India is poised to surpass China and become the world's most populous country. | Oslo is the most populous city in Norway.
    • synonym of populous: thickly settled
    • similar: inhabited

Alternative definition of the adjective populous

adjective

  1. Having a large population
  2. Densely populated.
  3. Crowded with people.

Definition of the noun populous

What does populous mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. [alternative spelling of, populace] Populace is primarily a US /Canadian misspelling of populous.

Business

Populous is a global architectural firm specializing in the design of sports facilities and convention centers, as well as planning of major special events.

  • also known as HOK Sport Venue Event, HOK Sport
  • award: - Structural Steel Design Awards - "Centre Court"
  • official website: www.populous.com

Person

Who is Populous?

Populous is a musician and film score composer.

Game

"Populous" is a computer game designed by Peter Molyneux for Bullfrog, released originally for the Amiga in 1989, and is regarded by many as the first god game. It is the first game in the Populous series, preceding Populous II: Trials of the Olympian Gods and Populous: The Beginning.

  • also known as ポピュラス, 上帝也瘋狂
  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developer: Bullfrog Productions
  • genres: God game, Real-time strategy, Isometric projection, Strategy video game
  • publisher: Electronic Arts
  • released on (26 years ago)

Miscellanea

The Populous series is a series of video games developed by Bullfrog Productions and published by Electronic Arts. The first game in the series – Populous was released in 1989. At the time, it was hailed as revolutionary, and it coined the term "god game".

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Populous

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary for Children (2001)

by Robert B. Costello

populous Having a lot of people: New York is a populous ...

Google previewLexicon to the English Poetical Works of John Milton (1907)

by Laura Emma Lockwood

the tree Populous : N. O. 185. Popular, adj. of or pertaining to the people at large ; popular cote : P. L. ii.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

ROWIGNO, a populous town in Istria, with two good harbours, and quarries of fine stone. It is seated in a territory which produces excellent wine, in a peninsula on the W. coast. Lon. 13.53. E. Lat. 45. 14. N. (1.) ROVIGO, a town of Italy, capital ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Populous

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Populous

Click on an item to view that photo:

populous

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of SHANGHAI, CHINA - DEC 27, 2016: Old aged building in the slum districts of Shanghai, China. Shanghai is the most populous city proper in the world with a population of more than 24 millionSmall photo of AUCKLAND - FEB 07 2018:Auckland city center skyline.Auckland City is the most populous district in New Zealand with population of over 450,000 people.Small photo of KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 16 2018: Street in Kuala Lumpur. KL is the capital and most populous city in Malaysia. Covers an area of 243 km2 and has population of 1.6 million in 2012Small photo of KUALA LUMPUR, APRIL 18 2018: Street in Kuala Lumpur. KL is the capital and most populous city in Malaysia. Covers an area of 243 km2 and has population of 1.6 million in 2012Small photo of KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 16 2018: Street in Kuala Lumpur. KL is the capital and most populous city in Malaysia. Covers an area of 243 km2 and has population of 1.6 million in 2012Small photo of KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 16 2018: Street in Kuala Lumpur. KL is the capital and most populous city in Malaysia. Covers an area of 243 km2 and has population of 1.6 million in 2012Small photo of KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 16 2018: Street in Kuala Lumpur. KL is the capital and most populous city in Malaysia. Covers an area of 243 km2 and has population of 1.6 million in 2012 More...

Video language resources about Populous

Click on an item to play that video:

See also the pronunciation examples of Populous!

Quotes about Populous

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)
more quotes about populous...

Scrabble value of P3O1P3U1L1O1U1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Share this page

Next...

Go to the usage examples of Populous to see it in context!


Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary