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English Dictionary: Deportation by the DICT Development Group
2 results for Deportation
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. the act of expelling a person from their native land; "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"
    Synonym(s): exile, deportation, expatriation, transportation
  2. the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Deportation \De`por*ta"tion\, n. [L. depotatio: cf. F.
      The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being
      deported; banishment; transportation.
               In their deportations, they had often the favor of
               their conquerors.                                    --Atterbury.
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