Usage examples for repatriation

  1. The other was quite extraordinary: it was the repatriation of a British officer who happened to be the nephew of a cardinal. – A Prisoner in Turkey by John Still
  2. All prisoners of war of non- Russian powers detained in Russia, likewise all nationals of those powers now in Russia to be given full facilities for repatriation – The Bullitt Mission to Russia by William C. Bullitt
  3. This " Berlin Memorandum" demanded the adoption of an armistice for two months; the repatriation of the Bosnian exiles and fugitives; the establishment of a mixed Commission for that purpose; the removal of Turkish troops from the rural districts of Bosnia; the right of the Consuls of the European Powers to see to the carrying out of all the promised reforms. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  4. It is said the whip is very busy on some of the plantations; it is said that punitive extra- labour, by which the thrall's term of service is extended, has grown to be an abuse; and it is complained that, even where that term is out, much irregularity occurs in the repatriation of the discharged. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  5. The forced repatriation of Martians working on his spaceships had cost him plenty. – Duel on Syrtis by Poul William Anderson