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Meaning of DEPOPULATION

Pronunciation:  dup`âpyul'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the condition of having reduced numbers of inhabitants (or no inhabitants at all)
 

DEPOPULATION is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: environmental condition

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*pop`u*la"tion\, n. [L. depopulatio pillaging:
cf. F. d['e]population depopulation.]
The act of depopulating, or condition of being depopulated;
destruction or explusion of inhabitants.

      The desolation and depopulation [of St.Quentin] were
      now complete.                            --Motley.

 

 

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