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regnat populus

[reg-naht paw-poo-loo s; English reg-nat pop-yuh-luh s] /ˈrɛg nɑt ˈpɔ pʊˌlʊs; English ˈrɛg næt ˈpɒp yə ləs/
let the people rule: motto of Arkansas. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The Senate as such was distinct from the populus, as having auctoritas, while the populus had only potestas.

    The Evolution of States J. M. Robertson
  • This was the celebrated “cotton-wood,” a species of poplar (populus angulatus).

    The Hunters' Feast Mayne Reid
  • The intendant, a local attorney named populus, quoted the clauses of the will, and asked instructions from his new master.

    The False Chevalier William Douw Lighthall
  • They were the original plbs, while the gentls were the populus of Rome.

    The Private Life of the Romans Harold Whetstone Johnston
  • The nearest trees were Betula papyracea and excelsa, and populus tremuloides.

    The Maine Woods Henry David Thoreau
  • In the time of Servius they had become nearly if not quite as numerous as the populus.

    Ancient Society Lewis Henry Morgan
  • populus cum longinquo propinquve populo vix habet commercium, nisi quod bello inferendo, aut defendendo potest interuenire.

  • You, I presume, are the populus delaying Winton's return to--Mullins, eh?'

    A Diversity of Creatures Rudyard Kipling

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