dispeople

(redirected from dispeopling)

dis·peo·ple

 (dĭs-pē′pəl)
tr.v. dis·peo·pled, dis·peo·pling, dis·peo·ples
To depopulate.

dispeople

(dɪsˈpiːpəl)
vb (tr)
1. (Sociology) to remove the inhabitants from
2. obsolete to exterminate

dis•peo•ple

(dɪsˈpi pəl)

v.t. -pled, -pling.
to depopulate.
[1480–90]
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By the 1690s, fears of colonial migration dispeopling the kingdom were allayed by acceptance of slavery, creating a consensus that the sugar islands were valuable.
3) The dispeopling of the towne of Christians was accompted a weakening of the Fort.