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noun as in inhabitants of a place

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Now, Covid-19 demographics are changing again — shifting back into older populations.

From Vox

According to the UN, about 40 percent of the world’s population lives within 60 miles of an ocean.

The federal government will release a dashboard to help states map these populations, the playbook said.

The United States would still be responsible for 11 percent of global deaths, despite constituting only about 4 percent of the world’s population.

They are actually in a situation where they could afford to wait for the outcome of ongoing phase 3 trials, understand the safety and efficacy properly, without compromising their population.

From Vox

Even other men of color considered Revels a curious figure, for Mississippi had never had a large free black population.

As of 2013, Jews make up 1.8 to 2.2 percent of the adult U.S. population.

Furthermore, mixed race children are the fastest growing population in the country.

Veterans are a small minority of the population, as well, serving the greater whole.

For the first time in American history, rural America has been losing population.

Nowhere can be found a region capable of supporting a larger population to the square mile than Lombardy.

This again is inexact, since there are no precise figures of population that cover the period.

Massed on the plateau above the mule-path, the whole population of the village stood to watch them down the steep descent.

In a population of angels a socialistic commonwealth would work to perfection.

Never had the black population of the city listened to or witnessed a more eloquent appeal.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to population, such as: community, culture, people, populace, public, and society.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.