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One who is expelled.


(ˌɛk spɛˈli, -spə-, ɪkˈspɛl i)

a person who has been expelled.


A civilian outside the boundaries of the country of his or her nationality or ethnic origin who is being forcibly repatriated to that country or to a third country for political or other purposes. See also displaced person; evacuee; refugee.
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One forced to emigrate, usually for political reasons:
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And so the expellee from the East cannot betray the tribe from which he has sprung.
According to the East Prussian expellee Hans Graf von Lehndorff, "we are experiencing nothing unusual, nothing different from what millions of people have experienced in the past years.
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The civilian corollary of the German POW was the expellee, whose forced displacement was also seen as emblematic of German suffering after the war.
Parallel to the conclusion of the Geneva Convention in 1951, which was conceived as a shining example of Western humanitarism, the Federal Republic passed the Federal Expellee and Refugee Law (Bundesvertriebene und Fluechtlingsgesetz).
49) Second, many of the candidates, namely the ethnic German refugees, were waiting to be accepted into the United States by the more attractive German Expellee Program.
GENEVA, Switzerland -- IrisGuard broke a new ground record today with its award winning Iris Expellee Tracking System (IETS) based on the resilient Iris Farm Architecture[R] (IFA) that is in operations since 2001 in the United Arab Emirates.
Well-selected evidence is presented to substantiate the thesis that Germans found a useable past in a mix of old stereotypes about Heimat(s) and new victimization through the POW and expellee issues.
The article examines the various ways in which activists in the expellee organizations have used the ambiguity of homeland and belonging in the political process in Germany and increasingly in Europe to further a political agenda that, while it has undergone major changes, remains deeply problematic in some of its objectives and many of its implications.
There has been an attempt by the Expellee organizations to construct a subtle parity with Jewish victimization, but this is a different, although related, issue.