Definition of Depopulation

1. Noun. The condition of having reduced numbers of inhabitants (or no inhabitants at all).

Generic synonyms: Environmental Condition
Derivative terms: Depopulate



Definition of Depopulation

1. n. The act of depopulating, or condition of being depopulated; destruction or explusion of inhabitants.

Definition of Depopulation

1. Noun. The act of depopulating or condition of being depopulated; the destruction or expulsion of inhabitants. ¹

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Definition of Depopulation

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Medical Definition of Depopulation

1. Humane destruction of all animals on a premises during a disease eradication program. Used primarily in national programs established to eradicate newly introduced diseases (e.g., foot-and-mouth disease) that pose serious economic threats to the livestock industries. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Depopulation

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1. The Spirit of Laws: Translated from the French of M. de Secondat, Baron de by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu (1794)
"By what Meani we may remedy a depopulation. ... when the depopulation is prepared beforehand by interiour vice and a bad ..."

2. The Growth of English Industry and Commerce by William Cunningham (1892)
"Enclosure and depopulation, 1607. The following paper, endorsed A consideration of the cause in question before the Lords ..."

3. English Economic History: Select Documents edited by Alfred Edward Bland (1919)
"COMPLAINT OP LAUD'S ACTION ON THE COMMISSION FOR depopulation [SPD Charles I, Vol. 497, No. ... That upon the Commission of enquiry after depopulation, ..."

4. A General History of Rome: From the Foundation of the City to the Fall of by Charles Merivale (1880)
"THE final impression which has been thus left on our minds, after the long history which has been unfolded to us, is that produced by the fatal depopulation ..."

5. A History of Greece: From Its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time, B by George Finlay, Henry Fanshawe Tozer (1877)
"depopulation of Greece caused by the Roman Government. ... The depopulation of the Roman provinces was, however, not caused entirely by the financial ..."

6. The Principles of Political Economy Applied to the Condition, the Resources by Francis Bowen (1859)
"There has been a systematic depopulation of all the rural districts, as the necessary consequence of the national policy of favoring the aggregation of ..."

7. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1816)
"Bernard applauds his own success in the depopulation of Europe ; affirms that cities and castles were emptied of their inhabitants ; and computes, ..."

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