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expellee

[ ek-spe-lee, -spuh-, ik-spel-ee ]
/ ˌɛk spɛˈli, -spə-, ɪkˈspɛl i /
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noun

a person who has been expelled, especially one deported from a native or adopted country and resettled in another.

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Origin of expellee

First recorded in 1885–90; expel + -ee
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