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Noun population has 5 senses
  1. population - the people who inhabit a territory or state; "the population seemed to be well fed and clothed"
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 has particulars: home front
    Derived form: verb populate1
  2. population - a group of organisms of the same species populating a given area; "they hired hunters to keep down the deer population"
    --2 is a kind of
    group, grouping
    --2 has particulars: overpopulation, overspill
  3. population, universe - (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn; "it is an estimate of the mean of the population"
    --3 is a kind of collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
    --3 has particulars: subpopulation
  4. population - 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"
    --4 is a kind of
    integer, whole number
  5. population - the act of populating (causing to live in a place); "he deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals"
    --5 is a kind of
    colonization, colonisation, settlement
    Derived form: verb populate2
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