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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or an instance of deporting.
  • n. Expulsion of an undesirable alien from a country.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A carrying away; a removing from one country to another, or to a distant place; transportation; specifically, forcible transportation, especially to a penal colony.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of expelling a person from their native land
  • n. the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien

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  • The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation.

    September 5, 2013