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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pop·u·lous /ˈpɑpjələs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pop·u·lous a.
 1. Abounding in people; full of inhabitants; containing many inhabitants in proportion to the extent of the country.
 Heaven, yet populous, retains
 Number sufficient to possess her realms.   --Milton.
 2. Popular; famous. [Obs.]
 3. Common; vulgar. [Obs.]
 4. Numerous; in large number. [Obs.] “The dust . . . raised by your populous troops.”
 -- Pop*u*lous*ly, adv. -- Pop*u*lous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : densely populated [syn: thickly settled]