Conspicuously deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent
It is a well-wooded tract, in many places stretching out in charming glades like an English park, but it has a very sparse population and little cultivated land.
The population of this region, however, is sparse, and its growth is slow.
Many districts are fertile, but some, particularly those in the south-eastern part of the province, do not produce sufficient grain for the requirements of the sparse population.
which has the sparse flora of Somaliland.
The hills are inhabited by a very sparse population of Mhairs, an aboriginal race.
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