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dispeople


dispeople


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dispeople  \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.