About The Word Population

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Population

Population Meaning & Definition
Population Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Population?

[n] the act of populating (causing to live in a place); "he deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals"
[n] (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn; "it is an estimate of the mean of the population"
[n] a group of organisms of the same species populating a given area; "they hired hunters to keep down the deer population"
[n] the people who inhabit a territory or state; "the population seemed to be well fed and clothed"
[n] the number of inhabitants (either the total number or the number of a particular race or class) in a given place (country or city etc.); "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"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Population: universe

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See Also | accumulation | aggregation | assemblage | collection | colonisation | colonization | group | grouping | integer | overpopulation | overspill | people | settlement | subpopulation | whole number

Population In Webster's Dictionary

\Pop`u*la"tion\, n. [L. populatio: cf. F. population.] 1. The act or process of populating; multiplication of inhabitants. 2. The whole number of people, or inhabitants, in a country, or portion of a country; as, a population of ten millions.

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