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Noun: peoples  pee-p(u)lz
  1. The human beings of a particular nation, community or ethnic group
    "the indigenous peoples of Australia"
Noun: people  pee-pul
  1. (plural) any group of human beings (men, women or children) collectively
    "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
  2. The body of citizens of a state or country
    "the Spanish people";
    - citizenry
  3. Members of a family line
    "his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?"
  4. The common people generally
    "power to the people";
    - multitude, masses, mass, hoi polloi, the great unwashed [informal]
Verb: people  pee-pul
  1. Fill with people
    "Stalin wanted to people the empty steppes"
  2. Furnish with people

Type of: dwell, family, family line, folk, group, grouping, inhabit, kinfolk, kinsfolk, kith and kin, live, phratry, populate

Part of: human beings, human race, humanity, humankind, humans, man, mankind, world

Encyclopedia: Peoples, George

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