: not patrolled especially by sentinels or police
an unpatrolled section of the highway

Word History


un- entry 1 + patrolled, past participle of patrol

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unpatrolled was in 1830

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“Unpatrolled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpatrolled. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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