Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Separation.
  • n. Departure.
  • v. To remove the partitions from; to merge back into a single unit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Division; distribution; partition.

Etymologies

From depart, after Latin analogies. (Wiktionary)
de- +‎ partition (Wiktionary)

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