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Oxford dictionary definition of the word populate:
form the population of (a place):
the island is populated by scarcely 40,000 people
a cosy rural town populated with friendly folk
cause people to settle in (a place).
fill or be present in (a place or sphere):
the film is an epic fantasy populated by grotesque weirdos
Computing fill in (data).
late 16th century: from medieval Latin populat- ‘supplied with people’, from the verb populare, from populus ‘people’