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Arab a member of the Semitic people that originated in Arabia and now forms the dominant population in that and other Middle Eastern countries. [2/4 definitions]
baby boom the dramatic population increase in the United States during the decade following World War II.
baby boomer a person born in the United States during the decade following World War II, in which the population increased dramatically.
Binet-Simon scale a series of tests graded according to the mental abilities at different ages of the average population, esp. children, with which the abilities of the individual test-taker can be compared.
birthrate the number of births in a specified place or group per unit of time, usu. expressed as a quantity per thousand of the total specified population.
bloodbath a brutal and indiscriminate slaughter of many people or a whole population; massacre. [1/2 definitions]
census an official count and statistical survey of a population, usu. conducted at periodic intervals.
chart an outline map used to show the distribution of particular conditions such as weather, soil type, or population. [1/6 definitions]
city a large and significant town, usu. a locally governed commercial and population center. [1/2 definitions]
civil of or concerning citizens or the general population. [1/4 definitions]
crowd the general population; masses. [1/8 definitions]
demographic a portion of a human population with a shared characteristic or characteristics such as age, gender, ethnicity, or income. [1/3 definitions]
dependent colony colony in which a majority native population is ruled by a small number of representatives from the controlling nation.
endemic common in, native to, or restricted to a given place or population. [1/2 definitions]
ethnic cleansing the mass murder, incarceration, or forced emigration of members of an ethnic minority within a particular nation in order to establish an ethnically homogeneous population.
every man jack every single person in a particular group or population.
fanzine (informal) a magazine, usu. not of professional quality, put together for a specific population, as for fans with a common interest.
fourth world (often cap.) the countries of the world that are poorest in resources and capital and have the most poorly educated population; least developed countries.
genetic drift evolutionary change because of mutations that result from random changes in gene frequency in a small population and that become established in that population.
grandfather clause a former law in certain southern U.S. states that exempted white voters from the literacy requirement if their ancestors voted prior to the Civil War, and that thus enlarged the white voting population, relative to the black. [1/2 definitions]
Harlem a section of northern Manhattan in New York City, mostly African American since the early 1900s and with a substantial Hispanic population, known for both its poverty and its cultural richness.