- the assemblage of a specific type of organism living in a given area.
- all the individuals of one species in a given area.
Origin of population
Examples from the Web for population
Veterans are a small minority of the population, as well, serving the greater whole.A Veteran’s View: NYC Cold War Between Cops and City Hall|Matt Gallagher|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Improving an economy is a lot harder with only half the population working.
Nearly 85 percent of its population are expats drawn to work in the rapidly growing tax-havens.Middle East Murder Mystery: Who Killed an American Teacher in Abu Dhabi?|Chris Allbritton|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, the total U.S. population has grown significantly in the past 160 years.
Foreign-born residents made up 12.9 percent of the total U.S. population in 2010.
"Over one half the population at least," responded Silvano, quietly, turning over a few papers without looking up.Temporal Power|Marie Corelli
The diminution of population in Ireland revealed by the 1901 Census amounted to 245,000 persons.Home Rule|Harold Spender
The imagination hardly keeps pace with the progress of population, improvement, and civilization.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster|Daniel Webster
Roughly speaking, one-quarter of the population of Pittsburgh is foreign-born.
The population had evidently deteriorated from the days of the French and British rule, when game was abundant.