Translation of poblar in English:

poblar

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • 2poblar algo de algo [bosque] to plant sth with sth [río/colmena] to stock sth with sth poblaron las laderas de nogales they planted the slopes with walnut trees poblar el estanque de percas to stock the pond with perch

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (poblarse)

  • 1.1 [tierra/colonia] to be settled esta parte se pobló con colonos franceses this area was settled by French colonists 1.2 (llenarse)poblarse de algo las calles empezaron a poblarse de gente the streets began to fill with people la frente se le pobló de arrugas his forehead became very lined

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