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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 .
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Pancras' station, the old familiar roar that came swelling up around me sounded the sweetest music I had heard for many a long day.
Many a tax accountant has been subject to liability for the negligent acts of the client's other professional advisers, when the tax accountant was providing, for example, generalized tax services, and the third-party advisers were providing more specialized tax services.