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1In the Philippines: the principal community of a district; a town that is an administrative centre.
2In Spanish-speaking countries of South America: a community; a district of a town, etc.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From Spanish población settlement, population, town, city, village from poblar + -ación.
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