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Another word for folk

  1. A people

      1. The territory occupied by such a federation or tribe.
      2. A relatively large group of people organized under a single, usually independent government; a country.
      3. The government of a sovereign state.
      1. Humans considered as a group.
      2. (Biology) A usually geographically isolated population of organisms that differs from other populations of the same species in certain heritable traits:
      3. The state of belonging to such a population
      1. The district or locality in which such a group lives.
      2. A group viewed as forming a distinct segment of society:
      3. The region occupied by a group of interacting organisms.
      1. A natural group of plants or animals classified together without regard for their taxonomic relations
      2. Esp. among preliterate peoples, a group of persons, families, or clans believed to be descended from a common ancestor and forming a close community under a leader, or chief
      3. A group of this kind having recognized ancestry
      1. The system or condition of living together as a community in such a group
      2. A group of persons regarded as forming a single community, esp. as forming a distinct social or economic class
      3. (Biology) A colony or community of organisms, usually of the same species:
      1. (Archaic) A corporation.
      2. The people of a politically organized nation or state considered as a group.
      3. The collective body of a nation or state as politically organized, or as exercising political functions.
      1. The condition or fact of being a nation
      2. The status of belonging to a particular nation by birth or naturalization; identification as to national origin
      3. A national or ethnic group, esp. of immigrants from some other country
      1. (Ecology) All the organisms that constitute a specific group or occur in a specified habitat.
      2. (Biol.) A group of similar organisms living in the same region, esp. organisms of the same species
      3. The total number of inhabitants constituting a particular race, class, or group in a specified area.
      1. The power or authority represented by a body of people politically organized under one government, esp. an independent government, within a territory or territories having definite boundaries
      2. Ceremony; pomp:
      3. A condition of being in a stage or form, as of structure, growth, or development:
      1. A number of persons or things classified together because of common characteristics, community of interests, etc.
      2. (Mathematics) A set, together with a binary associative operation, such that the set is closed under the operation, the set contains an identity element for the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element with respect to the operation. The integers form a group under the operation of ordinary addition.
      3. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      1. The act or process of settling:
      2. A community established by the members of a particular religious or social group
      3. The state of being settled.
      1. A group of people with interests in common; clique; set
      2. In certain primitive societies, a tribal division, usually exogamous, of matrilineal or patrilineal descent from a common ancestor
      3. An early form of social group, as in the Scottish Highlands, composed of several families claiming descent from a common ancestor, bearing the same family name, and following the same chieftain
      1. In Newfoundland, the political union of Newfoundland with Canada.
      2. The union of the British North American colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of Canada, brought about July 1, 1867, under the name Dominion of Canada.
      3. The state of being confederated.
  2. The common people

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