Etymology
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deportation (n.)

"a carrying away from one country to another or to a distant place," 1590s, from French déportation, from Latin deporationem (nominative deportatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of deportare "carry off, transport, banish, exile," from de "off, away" (see de-) + portare "to carry," from PIE *prto-, suffixed form of root *per- (2) "to lead, pass over."

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Definitions of deportation

deportation (n.)
the act of expelling a person from their native land;
his deportation to a penal colony
deportation (n.)
the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien;
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