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People

Peo´ple   Pronunciation: pē´p'l
n.1.The body of persons who compose a community, tribe, nation, or race; an aggregate of individuals forming a whole; a community; a nation.
Unto him shall the gathering of the people be.
- Gen. xlix. 10.
The ants are a people not strong.
- Prov. xxx. 25.
A government of all the people, by all the people, for all the people.
- T. Parker.
2.Persons, generally; an indefinite number of men and women; folks; population, or part of population; as, country people; - sometimes used as an indefinite subject or verb, like on in French, and man in German; as, people in adversity.
People were tempted to lend by great premiums.
- Swift.
3.The mass of community as distinguished from a special class; the commonalty; the populace; the vulgar; the common crowd; as, nobles and people.
And strive to gain his pardon from the people.
- Addison.
4.One's ancestors or family; kindred; relations; as, my people were English.
v. t.1.To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people; to populate.
[imp. & p. p. Peopled (pē"p'ld) p. pr. & vb. n.; Peopling (pē"p'lĭng).]
As the gay motes that people the sunbeams.
- Milton.
Noun1.Peoplepeople - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
2.people - the body of citizens of a state or country; "the Spanish people"
Synonyms: citizenry
3.people - the common people generally; "separate the warriors from the mass"; "power to the people"
4.people - members of a family line; "his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?"
Verb1.people - fill with people or supply with inhabitants; "people a room"; "The government wanted to populate the remote area of the country"
Synonyms: populate
2.people - make one's home or live in; "She resides officially in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated"

PEOPLE. A state; as, the people of the state of New York; a nation in its collective and political capacity. 4 T. R. 783. See 6 Pet. S. C. Rep. 467.
     2. The word people occurs in a policy of insurance. The insurer insures against "detainments of all kings, princes and people." He is not by this understood to insure against any promiscuous or lawless rabble which may be guilty of attacking or detaining a ship. 2 Marsh. Ins. 508. Vide Body politic; Nation.

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