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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpopulouspop‧u‧lous /ˈpɒpjələs $ ˈpɑː-/ adjective formal  LIVE SOMEWHEREa populous area has a large population in relation to its size Hong Kong is one of the most populous areas in the world.
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populousThe North was a populous, bustling, commercial place, its economy geared to industrial growth.China is the most populous country in the world.As the centre of a miniature shire, Oakham was neither populous nor wealthy.Was it right that tiny Delaware should have as many representatives as populous Virginia, Pennsylvania, or Massachusetts?It was London where the railway suburbs were numerically the largest and most populous with regular commuters.The forest was populous with them.
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