deportation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n deportation the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien
    • n deportation the act of expelling a person from their native land "men in exile dream of hope","his deportation to a penal colony","the expatriation of wealthy farmers","the sentence was one of transportation for life"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Ellis Island opened to begin the processing of what would amount to more than 20 million immigrants to the United States in 1892. The immigration center was also used as a deportation station, and later, a Coast Guard Station, and then, a national park. Ellis Island is now a museum.
    • n Deportation The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation. "In their deportations , they had often the favor of their conquerors."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n deportation A carrying away; a removing from one country to another, or to a distant place; transportation; specifically, forcible transportation, especially to a penal colony.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Deportation transportation, exile
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Quotations

  • James F. Cooper
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    “A refined simplicity is the characteristic of all high bred deportment, in every country, and a considerate humanity should be the aim of all beneath it.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. depotatio,: cf. F. déportation,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. deportārede, away, and portāre, -ātum, to carry.

Usage

In literature:

Emancipation and deportation were alike impossible.
"A Social History of The American Negro" by Benjamin Brawley
I love an obliging, and even an humble, deportment in a man to the woman he addresses.
"Clarissa, Or The History Of A Young Lady, Volume 8" by Samuel Richardson
A certain swagger and richness of deportment were explained by his statement that he had been on the stage.
"Odd Craft, Complete" by W.W. Jacobs
He had received a polite education, and was of a very gentlemanly deportment.
"The Pirates Own Book" by Charles Ellms
And the self-deportment natural to her had been such that he had shown his assurance.
"Mr. Scarborough's Family" by Anthony Trollope
You must be kind to one another, respectful to superiors, and quiet and orderly in your deportment.
"The Teacher" by Jacob Abbott
Their deportment was wonderfully grave, and they used but few words, which were uttered very deliberately and with much decorum.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. III" by Robert Kerr
That old-fashioned art of "deportment" is sadly neglected.
"The Story of My Life" by Ellen Terry
His prevailing deportment was calm, grave, and deliciously courteous.
"Overland" by John William De Forest
The quiet unassuming character of his usual manners and deportment adds greatly to his prestige as a hero.
"Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation" by Frances Anne Kemble
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In poetry:

Lovely in form, in features mild;
In thy deportment pure:
Zealous for right, e'en from a child,
A friend, both true and sure.
"To Miss Annie Eliza M'Namee" by David John Scott
Per melhs cobrir lo mal pes e.l cossire
chan e deport et ai joi e solatz;
e fatz esfortz car sai chantar ni rire,
car eu me mor e nul semblan no.n fatz;
e per Amor sui si apoderatz,
tot m'a vencut a forsa e batalha.
"Per mels cobrir lo mal pes (Anne)" by Bernard De Ventadorn

In news:

Better days await children orphaned by death, deportation.
Abu Qatada deportation ruling awaited .
Currently, 45 countries have laws or policies in place that deport, detain or deny entry to people who are HIV positive, according to UNAIDS, the United Nation's program on HIV/AIDS.
Afghan family being deported (ISNA/Amir Pourmand).
Anti-virus software founder John McAfee arrives in US after being deported from Guatemala.
MIAMI — Anti-virus software founder John McAfee arrived in the US on Wednesday night after being deported from Guatemala, where he had sought to evade police questioning in the killing of a man in neighboring Belize.
McAfee, who is being deported to the US, was detained last week for immigration violations after he sneaked into Guatemala from neighboring Belize , where authorities sought to question him about the murder of his neighbor.
Software anti-virus pioneer John McAfee is in the process of being deported to Belize after he was arrested in Guatemala for entering the country illegally, his attorney told ABC News early Thursday.
McAfee detained, may be deported to Belize .
John McAfee could be deported to Belize on Thursday, a Guatemalan official says.
John McAfee denied asylum in Guatemala, could be deported to Belize .
McAfee detained, could be deported to Belize .
Immigrant job creator faces deportation.
Serbs outraged by war crimes tribunal decision suggesting there was no proof of a conspiracy to murder and deport citizens.
Lorena Yanez-Mata faces deportation after trying to get Time Warner Cable.
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In science:

To prevent this actuator from large axial effort, we placed two parallel gears deporting the motors relative to the axis vertebrae.
The eel-like robot
The exhausted IAU members still present and voting denied any wish for a recount, after being threatened with deportation to Florida.
Astrophysics in 2006
Another model for non–circular grains has been proposed by Mustoe and DePorter .
Simulation of rotating drum experiments using non-circular particles
DB is supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and MG in part by the US Dept. of Energy, and in part by the Spanish Ministerio de Educaci ´on, Cultura y Deporte, under program SAB2011-0074.
The strong coupling from tau decays without prejudice
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