displaced person

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  1. a person driven or expelled from their homeland by war, famine, tyranny, etc. Abbreviation: DP, D.P.

Origin of displaced person

First recorded in 1940–45

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displaced person

  1. a person forced from his home or country, esp by war or revolution: Abbreviation: DP

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