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people

2 verb
     
people2 [transitive usually passive] formal
1SG if a country or area is peopled by people of a particular type, they live there [= inhabit]
be peopled by/with somebody
an island peopled by hardy seafolk
2 if a story or someone's imagination is peopled by people of a particular type, it is full of them
be peopled by/with somebody
Her world was peopled with imaginary friends.

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