repeople

verb re·peo·ple \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpē-pəl \
variants: or less commonly re-people
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of repeople

repeopled also re-peopled; repeopling also re-peopling
: to people (something) again
  • "… I want to re-people our stricken country …"
  • —Henry James
  • With such reminiscences I repeopled the woods and lulled myself asleep.
  • —Henry David Thoreau

First Known Use of repeople

15th century

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