- lacking a home, country, etc.
- moved or put out of the usual or proper place.
- (used with a plural verb) persons who lack a home, as through political exile, destruction of their previous shelter, or lack of financial resources (usually preceded by the): After the earthquake, the displaced were temporarily housed in armories.
Origin of displaced
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