a new team in a league, composed largely of players from established league teams and formed when the league expands its membership.
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- expansion bolt,
- expansion card,
- expansion chamber,
- expansion joint,
- expansion slot,
- expansion wave,
Origin of expansion team
First recorded in 1965–70
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