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Meaning of DISPEOPLE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*peo"ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dispeopled}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Dispeopling}.] [Pref. dis- + people: cf. F.
d['e]peupler.]
To deprive of inhabitants; to depopulate.

      Leave the land dispeopled and desolate.  --Sir T. More.

      A certain island long before dispeopled . . . by sea
      rivers.                                  --Milton.

 

 

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