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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Expatriate  \Ex*pa"tri*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Expatriated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Expatriating}.]  [LL.  expatriatus  p.  p.  of 
  expatriare;  L.  ex  out  +  patria  fatherland,  native  land,  fr 
  pater  father.  See  {Patriot}.] 
  1.  To  banish;  to  drive  or  force  (a  person)  from  his  own 
  country;  to  make  an  exile  of 
 
  The  expatriated  landed  interest  of  France.  --Burke. 
 
  2.  Reflexively,  as  To  expatriate  one's  self:  To  withdraw  from 
  one's  native  country;  to  renounce  the  rights  and 
  liabilities  of  citizenship  where  one  is  born,  and  become  a 
  citizen  of  another  country. 




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