Sentence Examples

  • Populus, people; populate, to populate), a term used in two different significations, (r) for the total number of human beings existing within certain area at a given time, and (2) for the "peopling" of the area, or the influence of the various forces of which that number is the result.
  • As an administrator he did much to populate the vast south-eastern steppes of Poland.
  • Further, its shores were undeveloped and lightly populated.
  • He's then trapped for six hundred years on a planet populated entirely by his own clones.
  • In the world's most densely populated city, seven million people can't be wrong about Hong Kong.

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