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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nu·mer·ous /ˈnumrəs, ˈnumə; ˈnjum, ˈnjumə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nu·mer·ous a.
 1. Consisting of a great number of units or individual objects; being many; as, a numerous army; numerous objections.
    Such and so numerous was their chivalry.   --Milton.
 2. Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and counted; melodious; musical. [Obs.]
 Such prompt eloquence
 Flowed from their lips, in prose or numerous verse.   --Milton.
 -- Nu*mer*ous*ly, adv. -- Nu*mer*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : amounting to a large indefinite number; "numerous times";
            "the family was numerous"