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expellee

[ek-spe-lee, -spuh-, ik-spel-ee] /ˌɛk spɛˈli, -spə-, ɪkˈspɛl i/
noun
1.
a person who has been expelled, especially one deported from a native or adopted country and resettled in another.
Origin of expellee
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; expel + -ee
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Word Origin and History for expellee
n.

1888, from expel + -ee.

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