depopulate

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  • With such streets our country would certainly have been depopulated in no time. Cited from The King of the Dark Chamber,by R. Tagore (Tr.)
  • Over the next couple of hundred years, the village gradually became almost entirely depopulated.
  • Should this gold continue as represented, this town and others would be depopulated. Cited from What I Saw in California, by Edwin Bryant
  • Over the course of time, for some unknown reason, the settlement became depopulated.
  • Most of the houses in town were moved to other places, leaving the settlement largely depopulated.
  • All nature is composed of them, and nothing is depopulated and dead. Cited from The Destiny of the Soul, by William Rounseville Alger
  • It has been claimed that the village was depopulated as a result of the fighting.
  • The area appears to have been depopulated after the fall of the Roman Empire.
  • Thus the region has been depopulated for a long time.
  • The western and southern districts of Ireland are said to have been nearly depopulated. Cited from Handbook of Home Rule, by W. E. Gladstone et al.
  • Only a year after first being discovered, the entire archipelago was completely depopulated.
  • Despite large urban centers, population has been depopulating for almost two decades.
  • All that had been passed away, and the earth was depopulated. Cited from Field and Hedgerow, by Richard Jefferies
  • Many German towns and churches were destroyed and the region was largely depopulated.
  • The place was almost depopulated, and the new settlement proceeded only slowly.
  • Many areas were left almost depopulated after the killing and arrest of the residents.
  • Why, man, if that were so, the kingdom would be depopulated. Cited from The American Baron, by James de Mille
  • The rest of the earth, I am told, is in some places too full, in others half depopulated. Cited from Letters from an American Farmer, H. de Crevecoeur
  • As a result of this ill-treatment, the native villages are rapidly being depopulated. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803, V5, 1582-83, ed. by Blair/Robertson
  • He passed through what had been a fertile country, but which was then depopulated by war. Cited from Travels in Africa, by Mungo Park
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Meaning of depopulate

  • verb Reduce in population
    The epidemic depopulated the countryside