ex·​pel·​lee | \ ˌek-ˌspe-ˈlē How to pronounce expellee (audio) , ik- \

Definition of expellee

: a person who is expelled especially from a native or adopted country

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Recent Examples on the Web Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old expellee, had brought an assault rifle to his former school Wednesday and opened fire, killing 17 people. Matthew Ormseth, courant.com, "Parkland Shooting Reverberates In Connecticut, Still Haunted By Sandy Hook," 16 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of expellee

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Expellee.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expellee. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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