Dis*peo"ple (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dispeopled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Dispeopling (?).] [Pref. dis- + people: cf. F. d'epeupler.]

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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