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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Numerous  \Nu"mer*ous\,  a.  [L.  numerosus.  See  {Number}.] 
  1.  Consisting  of  a  great  number  of  units  or  individual 
  objects;  being  many  as  a  numerous  army. 
 
  Such  and  so  numerous  was  their  chivalry.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Consisting  of  poetic  numbers;  rhythmical;  measured  and 
  counted;  melodious;  musical.  [Obs.] 
 
  Such  prompt  eloquence  Flowed  from  their  lips,  in 
  prose  or  numerous  verse.  --Milton. 
  --  {Nu"mer*ous*ly},  adv  --  {Nu"mer*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  numerous 
  adj  :  amounting  to  a  large  indefinite  number;  "numerous  times"; 
  "the  family  was  numerous" 




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