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[dee-pee-puh l] /diˈpi pəl/
verb (used with object), depeopled, depeopling.
to depopulate.
Origin of depeople
1605-15; de- + people Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Great was the slaughter, and ample the plunder; and the town, awed and depeopled, submitted to flame and to sword.

    Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The Russians may finally take Norway, but it will then be a devastated and depeopled land.

    Through Scandinavia to Moscow William Seymour Edwards
  • Labrador must shortly be depeopled, not only of aboriginal man, but of all else having life, owing to man's cupidity.

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