Sparse Sparseness

Sparsely

Meanings and phrases

sparsely

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in a sparse manner

sparsely populated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A large part of the Volta Basin is sparsely populated.
  • These areas remained very sparsely populated.
  • The Macanao peninsula is sparsely populated.

sparsely inhabited

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Due to its terrain, the interior of Viti Levu is sparsely inhabited.
  • It was a poor, isolated, and sparsely inhabited region within the Spanish Empire.
  • Archeological excavations show it was sparsely inhabited since the La Tène period.

sparsely settled

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Much of the area around Leavitt is sparsely settled.
  • Before the Ostsiedlung, Pomerania was rather sparsely settled.
  • In the 1880s and 1890s Dunning's rolling landscape remained sparsely settled.

sparsely populated area

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Foloi is situated in a mountainous, sparsely populated area.
  • In the sparsely populated area where Item moved ashore, the hurricane dropped heavy rainfall.
  • This dramatically increased the population and turned the sparsely populated area to a small town.

very sparsely

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These areas remained very sparsely populated.
  • Greenland is by far the largest island, and is bigger than all the rest combined, but is very sparsely populated.
  • Tem is a microdistrict of Khorugh, in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, Tajikistan, which is very sparsely settled.
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