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 for Peopling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  People \Peo"ple\ (p[=e]"p'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Peopled
     (p[=e]"p'ld) p. pr. & vb. n.; Peopling (p[=e]"p'l[i^]ng).]
     [Cf. OF. popler, puepler, F. puepler. Cf. Populate.]
     To stock with people or inhabitants; to fill as with people;
     to populate. "Peopled heaven with angels." --Dryden.
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           As the gay motes that people the sunbeams. --Milton.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "peopling":
     anchorage, colonization, empeoplement, establishment, fixation,
     foundation, inauguration, inhabiting, initiation, installation,
     installment, investiture, lodgment, mooring, peoplement,
     plantation, population, settlement, settling
  
  

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