Definitions

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  • n. the transportation of a group of people to a new settlement

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Act of settling again, or state of being settled again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of resettling, or the process or state of being resettled, in any sense.

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

  • n. the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Watson says as the legal fight goes on, “many Bushmen are languishing in resettlement camps.”

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  • Volcan is proposing a shorter-term resettlement plan that would involve the construction of housing and public institutions in an area not far from the mine, he said.

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  • The resettlement, which is slated to begin this fall, is likely to elicit strong reactions from people on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    U.S. Agrees to Resettle Palestinians Displaced by Iraq War

  • Whether as landless peasants, unemployed, or agricultural workers or as deportees who have been dumped in the so-called resettlement areas or as victims of the criminal Bantustan system, our people in the countryside are living in a veritable Hell.

    UNDECLARED WAR BY PRETORIA REGIME: BROADCAST ON RADIO FREEDOM, NOVEMBER 1986 (1)

  • Many are condemned to a slow and painful death in the so-called resettlement camps.

    January 8 Statement - 1984

  • Whether as landless peasants, unemployed or agricultural workers, or as deportees who have been dumped in the so-called resettlement areas or as victims of the criminal Bantustan system, our people in the countryside are living in a veritable hell.

    January 8 Statement - 1983

  • Whether as landless peasants, unemployed or agricultural workers, or as deportees who have been dumped in the so-called resettlement areas or as victims of the criminal bantustan system, our people in the countryside are living in a veritable hell.

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  • Not one former MP turned down the largely tax-free payments - known as "resettlement grants" - even though many had known for years in advance that they planned to step down from Parliament.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • In addition to compensation for relocation and resettlement, which is to be paid from 2006, the new project aims to give businessmen, farmers and community members the right for a three-year deferral of payment of customs duties and taxes on imports to Russia and equipment needed for their activities, on its inspection and registration at the border without waiting in line, and on tax deductions on the purchase of property.

    RIA Novosti

  • Colonel William Hickman, calls the resettlement effort his number-one priority, ahead even of preparations for the upcoming provincial elections.

    The Two Malcontents

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