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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Depopulation  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  depopulation 
  n  :  the  condition  of  having  reduced  numbers  of  inhabitants 




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