Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of expulsion.

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Examples

  • I'm talking about some really long expulsions from the game, and I can't see another way to kick sadism out of soccer.

    Alper Tolga Erol: Nigel de Jong Omission: Let's Kick Brutal Tackles Out of Soccer

  • It's true that hundreds of thousands of people died in expulsions from Sudetenland, Poland, and elsewhere.

    An Insidious Evil

  • But whereas in the past heroic efforts on the part of the world's largest humanitarian operation have staved off mass starvation and widespread epidemics, there is now only a highly compromised operation that may be yet further reduced by additional near-term expulsions or by intolerable insecurity.

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  • Spinoza’s ancestors were of Sephardic Jewish descent, and were a part of the community of Portuguese Jews that grew in the city of Amsterdam after the Alhambra Decree in Spain (1492) and the Portuguese Inquisition (1536) had led to forced conversions and expulsions from the Iberian peninsula. [

    The Volokh Conspiracy » What’s Wrong with This Assertion?

  • From Navy Times: The expulsions are the most recent in a series of spice incidents throughout the Navy.

    Naval Academy: 'Spice' possession gets seven midshipmen expelled

  • Daniel Vasile, of the Partida Romilor, a party in Romania representing the Roma, has called the expulsions a "black stain on .... the history of France, but also of Romania," where Roma,

    The Seattle Times

  • The group, on its Web site, called the expulsions "part of a nationwide crackdown against Christians living in Morocco" and said the "parents" were given hours to pack up and leave - without being shown any evidence of wrongdoing.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • For leaders of the children's home, the expulsions were a step in the wrong direction.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • In Prague for meetings with the European Union, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said that issues with Russia had been discussed at a recent NATO summit and the expulsions were a matter of concern.

    canada.com Top Stories

  • NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer called the expulsions "counterproductive" to efforts to restore cooperation with Moscow.

    The St. Petersburg Times

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