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Oxford dictionary definition of the word population:
1all the inhabitants of a particular place:
the island has a population of about 78,000
[with adjective or noun modifier] a particular group or type of people living in a place:
measures to speed up integration of the country’s immigrant population
[mass noun, with adjective] the extent to which an area is or has been populated:
areas of sparse population
[mass noun] the action of populating a place.
2 Biology a community of animals, plants, or humans among whose members interbreeding occurs:
fluctuations in populations of voles and lemmings
3 Statistics a finite or infinite collection of items under consideration.
4 Astronomy each of three groups (designated I, II, and III) into which stars can be approximately divided on the basis of their manner of formation:
the motions of Population II objects
late 16th century (denoting an inhabited place): from late Latin populatio(n-), from the verb populare, from populus ‘people’