Populace

Pop"u*lace

(?), n. [F. populace, fr. It. popolaccio, popolazzo, fr. popolo people, L. populus. See People.] The common people; the vulgar; the multitude, -- comprehending all persons not distinguished by rank, office, education, or profession. Pope.
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To . . . calm the peers and please the populace.
Daniel.
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They . . . call us Britain's barbarous populaces.
Tennyson.
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Syn. -- Mob; people; commonalty.
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