Definitions of peoples

  1. A name applied to a separate tribe or nation; one's people or one's own people, in Scrip., ancestors; relations; kindred.

Usage examples for peoples

  1. " The first experienced glance will here detect the fact that this nation originally possessed a clear and definite organization so duly ordered and so logical that we but seldom meet with its like among all the peoples of the earth. – The Negro by W.E.B. Du Bois
  2. These peoples were clearly destined to introduce among modern nations the spirit of commerce and enterprise. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  3. Science is set free along with conscience; the political life of the peoples as well as the inner life of the Christian. – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  4. The other peoples they hold away from the Lhari, fighting them with words even though they're afraid to fight them with weapons, carrying on the war that they're afraid to fight! – The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  5. Shall we not hope to see all this continent swept free of monarchy, held free, for the peoples of the world?" – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  6. The Fourteen Points were addressed to all the governments, allied, enemy, neutral, and to all the peoples – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  7. " No; towards all 'the small peoples of the earth. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  8. I have a fancy that the strong blond peoples are best for the rigours of what one may find in this country. – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  9. Time means nothing to desert peoples as you know." – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  10. Let us be foes Of all the peoples – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan
  11. Every day we turn peoples away. – Jerry by Jean Webster
  12. Of course these were far more valuable than the copper tools and they were sold here and there among the tribes of other peoples and often travelled far from where they were made. – The Iron Star And what It saw on Its Journey through the Ages by John Preston True
  13. Thus amongst ordinary peoples there is no very striking difference of height, so far as the average is concerned. – A Philological Essay Concerning the Pygmies of the Ancients by Edward Tyson
  14. Such were the peoples serving with the Athenians. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  15. E. J. Rapson, M. A. The Peoples of India. – The Life-Story of Insects by Geo. H. Carpenter
  16. These traits in combination distinguish us from other peoples – Stories of American Life and Adventure by Edward Eggleston
  17. All peoples united by any faith whatever will inevitably get the better of peoples without any faith at all. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  18. But such as it is, it plays a part much more real and much more expressive of the collective will than does the more ordinary organization of other peoples – On Something by H. Belloc
  19. Lycurgus and certain Greek peoples as well as Tartars and savages have tried this. – The Physiology of Marriage, Part I. by Honore de Balzac
  20. An intimate unity is becoming established in the soul of the peoples – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland