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Six miles later, we arrived at Jackson Falls, one of the most popular rock-climbing venues in Illinois.

You can also see which regions it is more or less popular in.

Bing Search is testing a new section named “explore further” that shows you recommended queries and sites based on “your activity and what’s popular.”

There’s a popular Swedish fitness craze that involves collecting trash, called “plogging,” a mix of jogging and “plocka upp” — Swedish for pick up.

Intimate knowledge of people and places made arrieros effective and popular political leaders in the coastal region.

The simple, awful truth is that free speech has never been particularly popular in America.

Charles “Father” Coughlin, a raving anti-Semite, was one of the most popular radio hosts in the country.

While this deferred action is controversial in the United States, in Mexico, what Obama did is universally popular.

“He was a brave field commander and an expert in intelligence, and in organizing popular and tribal forces,” said the eulogist.

Whether he gets his full due in popular culture remains to be seen.

I know that in putting this before you I challenge some of the most popular affectations of cultivated people.

As a good-looking young bachelor, though a detrimental, he had been very popular.

In France the habit of snuffing was the most popular mode and to this day the custom is more general than elsewhere.

This work describes the fops and men of fashion of its time, and shows how popular the custom of tobacco taking had become.

He was for many years judge of a court in Connecticut, and is known as the author of the popular poem, McFingal.


On this page you'll find 163 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to popular, such as: attractive, beloved, famous, fashionable, favored, and prominent.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.