Origin of expulsion
Examples from the Web for expulsion
The expulsion of ISIS from northern Iraq, though, is a long way off.Iraqi Kurds Get Their Groove Back, End Siege of Mount Sinjar|Jamie Dettmer|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The music sometimes sounding like the exorcism of a multitude of demons, each one of whom was mightily resisting his expulsion.
Bagaza called for the expulsion of all Italian priests and missionary workers, but those who stayed received death threats.Catholic Nuns Aiding Africa's Battered Wives Are Raped and Murdered|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The LDS Church's expulsion efforts speak to the intellectual crisis the Mormon community is currently facing.Excommunication With a Smile: Mormon Feminist Kicked Out of the Church|Emily Shire|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And of course, there are particular places where the rates of suspension and expulsion are insane.Are Black Students Unruly? Or is America Just Racist?|Jamelle Bouie|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No. 21 belonged to the Jesuits till their expulsion in 1672.Historic Paris|Jetta S. Wolff
We had not been twelve hours in our houses ere we had forgotten, or practically forgotten, our expulsion from them.A Beleaguered City|Mrs. Oliphant
My father, who had raised a condotta to lend a hand in the expulsion of the French, was left for dead upon that glorious field.The Strolling Saint|Raphael Sabatini
Next day a second decree of expulsion was to have appeared, containing eight hundred names.Napoleon the Little|Victor Hugo
His emissaries nevertheless continued to intrigue in Concepcion and finally stirred up a riot which resulted in Rosas' expulsion.The South American Republics, Part II (of 2)|Thomas C. Dawson
British Dictionary definitions for expulsion
Word Origin for expulsion
Word Origin and History for expulsion
c.1400, from Old French expulsion, from Latin expulsionem (nominative expropriatio), noun of action from past participle stem of expellere "drive out" (see expel).