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Adj.1.many a - each of a large indefinite numbermany a - each of a large indefinite number; "many a man"; "many another day will come"
many - a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number; "many temptations"; "the temptations are many"; "a good many"; "a great many"; "many directions"; "take as many apples as you like"; "too many clouds to see"; "never saw so many people"
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(ˈmeni) comparative more (moː) : superlative most (moust) adjective
a great number of. Many languages are spoken in Africa; There weren't very many people; You've made a great/good many mistakes.
a great number. A few people survived, but many died.
having a great number of (something). many-coloured; many-sided.
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a great number of. I've told him many a time to be more polite.

many means a great number (of): many cars ; Some are full, but many are empty .
much means a great amount (of): much effort ; She doesn't say much .
References in classic literature ?
Pancras' station, the old familiar roar that came swelling up around me sounded the sweetest music I had heard for many a long day.