n the people who inhabit a territory or state
the population seemed to be well fed and clothed
n a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting a given area
they hired hunters to keep down the deer population
n (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn
it is an estimate of the mean of the population
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
n the act of populating (causing to live in a place)
he deplored the population of colonies with convicted criminals
Census: Minority population up in Crawford Co. Although Crawford County's population has been in a slow decline for several years, a variety of racial and ethnic groups are seeing their numbers increasing here.
June 18, 2013 - Mansfield News Journal
Green iguana population bounces back in Florida SUNSHINE, Fla., June 17 (UPI) -- Residents of some South Florida neighborhoods said the damaged green iguana population has rebounded -- and the creatures are destroying their plants.
June 17, 2013 - UPI
Barack Obama in Toronto Sun The 30,000 additional troops that I am announcing tonight will deploy in the first part of 2010 -- the fastest pace possible -- so that they can target the insurgency and secure key population centres,Obama explained, describing the key...
Phil Woolas in BBC News But Mr Woolas, who became immigration minister in the reshuffle earlier this month, said: "This government isn't going to allow the population to go up to 70 million. There has to be a balance between the number of people coming in and the number of...
Joe Biden in San Francisco Chronicle I've had a great relationship. In Delaware, the largest growth in population is Indian-Americans moving from India. You cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I'm not joking,Biden said.