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expansion team

noun, Sports.
1.
a new team in a league, composed largely of players from established league teams and formed when the league expands its membership.
Origin of expansion team
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70
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Contemporary definitions for expansion team
noun

a professional athletic team added to an established league

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