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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Expatriation  \Ex*pa`tri*a"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  expatriation.] 
  The  act  of  banishing,  or  the  state  of  banishment;  especially, 
  the  forsaking  of  one's  own  country  with  a  renunciation  of 
  allegiance. 
 
  Expatriation  was  a  heavy  ransom  to  pay  for  the  rights 
  of  their  minds  and  souls.  --Palfrey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  expatriation 
  n  :  the  act  of  expelling  a  person  from  their  native  land  [syn:  {exile}, 
  {deportation}] 




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