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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The total number of people living in an area. Also: The plants and animals living in a certain area; community.

Usage examples (40)
  • Nothing will divide this nation more than ignorance, and nothing can bring us together better than an educated population.
  • People come and go, but the population of this town has remained approximately constant for the past decade
  • The African-American population of Salt Lake City has been increasing
  • He deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals for more
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