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Nansen passport

noun
1.
a passport issued after World War I by the League of Nations to refugees unable to establish citizenship.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; after F. Nansen, on whose initiative an agreement to issue such passports was signed
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Nansen passport

noun
1.
a passport issued to stateless persons by the League of Nations after World War I
Word Origin
C20: named after F. Nansen
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