Definitions

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  • noun The state of being a refugee

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Examples

  • All refugees would be entitled to compensation for their "refugeehood" and loss of property.

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  • I had become, through my writings and appearances on television and so on and so forth -- he s-- he claimed that I had become a kind of symbol of Palestinian refugeehood.

    Reflections on Exile and Other Essays

  • The prevalent Israeli aim in this bill is not to resolve all refugeehood cases fairly, but to claim that a "population exchange" between Palestinians and Jewish Israelis occurred in

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  • They do, however, know that to verbalize out loud the thought that it was their Arab "brothers" who kept them in a suspended state of animation called "refugeehood" would bring ostracism and perhaps worse.

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  • If things were the other way around, our son-whom-we-loved would be a damned terrorist, almost certainly, because he is of the third and fourth generation of refugeehood and oppression, and whence cometh salvation?

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  • It was the experience of refugeehood that turned Hamas into a more autonomous element with a particular nationalist basis to it, a natural result of the urgent and real human situation of displacement and loss of their cultural and national identity.

    Signs of the Times

  • In the Palestinian context, the word "peace" has come to have a negative connotation, and Eid explains that this is due to the "industry of peace" processes that the Palestinians had to face constantly, and particularly from 1993 till now, where peace as a process was not linked to the attainment of justice for the Palestinian people, and the right of return of the refugees with reparation of the decades of suffering, estrangement, refugeehood and exile.

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