by the people as a whole; generally; widely: a fictitious story popularly accepted as true.
for popular taste; for the general masses of people: He writes popularly on many subjects.

1570–80; popular + -ly

nonpopularly, adverb
overpopularly, adverb
quasi-popularly, adverb
semipopularly, adverb
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popularly (ˈpɒpjʊləlɪ)
1.  by the public as a whole; generally or widely
2.  usually; commonly: his full name is Robert, but he is popularly known as Bob
3.  in a popular manner

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Example sentences
Also popularly called tarts, even though not open either.
Various things were popularly suggested to take the place of quinine and other
Others have also written with much facility, but more commendably perchance if
  they had not written so much nor so popularly.
Dating to roughly the third century, it is popularly accepted as the oldest
  church ever discovered.
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