a. crowded; populated
That figure is slightly more than the annual value of all goods and services produced in China and India, the two most populous countries.
Sentence in Classic:
We followed her at a short distance, our way lying in the same direction, until we came back into the lighted and populous streets.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Suddenly the earth became populous, the forest had opened its eyes, and the meadows were lifting up their voice in song.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
In one spot you view rugged hills, ruined castles overlooking tremendous precipices, with the dark Rhine rushing beneath; and on the sudden turn of a promontory, flourishing vineyards with green sloping banks and a meandering river and populous towns occupy the scene.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The garret windows and tops of houses were so crowded with spectators, that I thought in all my travels I had not seen a more populous place.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
Thus people, riches, trade, power, change their stations, flourishing mighty cities come to ruin, and prove in times neglected desolate corners, whilst other unfrequented places grow into populous countries, filled with wealth and inhabitants.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
Long shall be thine exile, and weary spaces of sea must thou furrow through; and thou shalt come to the land Hesperia, where Lydian Tiber flows with soft current through rich and populous fields.