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

  • n. A person whose existence is systematically ignored or concealed, especially one whose removal from the attention and memory of the public is sought for reasons of ideological or political deviation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Not a real person; a subhuman.
  • n. Not a legal entity.
  • n. Something other than a person; an object.

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

  • n. a person regarded as nonexistent and having no rights; a person whose existence is systematically ignored (especially for ideological or political reasons)

Etymologies

non- +‎ person (Wiktionary)

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