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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  To  .  .  .  calm  the  peers  and  please  the  populace. 
  They  .  .  .  call  us  Britain's  barbarous  populaces. 
  Syn:  Mob;  people;  commonalty. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  people  in  general  considered  as  a  whole;  "he  is  a  hero  in 
  the  eyes  of  the  public"  [syn:  {public},  {world}] 

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