deportation

[ dee-pawr-tey-shuh n, -pohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF deportation

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Prue and Idalene and Bertha he would have sentenced to deportation if he had had the jurisdiction.

So he looked for a remedy to emancipation followed by deportation.

After a sensational trial, the leaders were condemned to deportation.

You transfer your passengers to this Galactic ship for deportation to other worlds!

The deportation of Athanasius strengthened the position of the missionaries.

They are constantly threatening us with imprisonment or with deportation.

The latter might extend—and sometimes did extend—to deportation to America.

He might even be punished with deportation into the penal battalion.

We have laws providing for the deportation of alien criminals.

When Barbara read of the deportation, she was first relieved and then plunged into despair.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Middle French déportation, from Latin deporationem (nominative deportatio), noun of action from past participle stem of deportare (see deport).

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