Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of people.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Stocked with, or as with, people; inhabited.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. furnished with people

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Examples

  • I was pleased with the idea, that, if the earth should be again peopled, we, the lost race, would, in the relics left behind, present no contemptible exhibition of our powers to the new comers.

    III.10

  • Gentile world, was again peopled and enriched by the setting up of the

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • That thus the country which was waste and desolate, and without inhabitant (ch.v. 9; vi. 11), shall be again peopled, nay, it shall be over-peopled (v. 19): "Thy waste and thy desolate places, that have long lain so, and the land of thy destruction, that land of thine which was destroyed with thee and which nobody cared for dwelling in, shall now be so full of people that there shall be no room for the inhabitants."

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • 108 The present age is satisfied with the simple and rational opinion, that the islands of Great Britain and Ireland were gradually peopled from the adjacent continent of

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Urimba, though a large district of Kawendi, has a village of the same name peopled by refugees from Yombeh, who found the delta of the Loajeri, though the unhealthiest of spots — equal to that of the Rusizi — far preferable to the neighbourhood of Sultan

    How I Found Livingstone

  • He just happens to come from Limbo, a dimension that's primarily "peopled" by vampires, werewolves, and the like.

    Sweet Myth-tery of Life

  • At the dawn of creation those waters covered the face of the earth, so that there were no living things except such as peopled the sea.

    Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers

  • Those who inhabited the air were called Sylphs; and those who dwelt in the earth bore the name of Gnomes; such as peopled the fire were Salamanders; and those who made their home in the waters were Undines.

    Lives of the Necromancers

  • "peopled" by our inhuman lizard overlords whereas corporations are built from the VERY BEST humans.

    RealClimate

  • When peopled by him and the lethargic Mikel John Obi, Chelsea's central midfield offers no dynamism.

    Chelsea in need of rejuvenation despite flattering defeat of Norwich

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  • 'The cathedral was peopled with marble figures, kings, saints, bishops, which at least never laughed at him but ever gazed kindly and quietly upon him.'

    -The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Victor Hugo

    May 13, 2010