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EtymologyEdit

em- +‎ people

VerbEdit

empeople (third-person singular simple present empeoples, present participle empeopling, simple past and past participle empeopled)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To form into a people or community.
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To fill with people; populate.
    • Sir Thomas Browne
      We now know 't is very well empeopled.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for empeople in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)