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Thickly settled   /θˈɪkli sˈɛtəld/   Listen
Thickly settled

adjective
1.
Densely populated.  Synonym: populous.






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"Thickly settled" Quotes from Famous Books



... lay before me a fair green valley, with low shrubs, a clear, gently-flowing, winding stream, quiet houses and a few tall-stemmed tropical trees. An indescribable, deeply-significant calm and stillness reigned there. The land was populated and thickly settled, but enwrapped in a universal breathless consecration of peace and joy. I saw light-blue peacocks quietly strutting about in the sun, their images reflected by the water. The colors, the pure atmosphere, the pretty, quiet house, the solemn silence, the presence, felt ...
— The Bride of Dreams • Frederik van Eeden

... she said, quickly. "We are all in all to each other, and require no thickly settled ...
— A Black Adonis • Linn Boyd Porter



Words linked to "Thickly settled" :   populous, inhabited



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