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Wordnet 3.0


1. densely populated;
[syn: populous, thickly settled]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Populous \Pop"u*lous\, a. [L. populosus, fr. populus people: cf. F. populeux.] 1. Abounding in people; full of inhabitants; containing many inhabitants in proportion to the extent of the country. [1913 Webster] Heaven, yet populous, retains Number sufficient to possess her realms. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Popular; famous. [Obs.] --J. Webster. [1913 Webster] 3. Common; vulgar. [Obs.] --Arden of Feversham. [1913 Webster] 4. Numerous; in large number. [Obs.] "The dust . . . raised by your populous troops." --Shak. [1913 Webster] -- Pop"u*lous*ly, adv. -- Pop"u*lous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

populous adj 1: densely populated [syn: populous, thickly settled]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "populous": alive with, bristling, bursting, close, colonized, compact, crammed, crawling, crowded, crowding, dense, empeopled, firm, full, in profusion, inhabited, jam-packed, jammed, lavish, legion, multifarious, multitudinal, multitudinous, numerous, occupied, overflowing, packed, peopled, populated, prodigal, profuse, proliferating, prolific, rife, serried, settled, several, solid, studded, sundry, superabundant, swarming, teeming, tenanted, thick, thick as hail, thick with, thick-coming, thronged, thronging, various, voluminous