Example sentences for: dispossessed

How can you use “dispossessed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • California managed to weather the downturn better than the rest of the country, however, and became a magnet for dispossessed refugees from the Dustbowl of the Midwest.

  • People were drawn to the new capital like bees to a honey-pot, and throughout the 19th century the dispossessed of the economically floundering Aegean islands flocked here to find work.

  • The plan mandates a withdrawal of all Serb troops from Kosovo, to be followed by a halt in NATO bombing and the return of the dispossessed Kosovars under the supervision of a unified, allied-led peacekeeping force.

  • The cartridge blunder became a pretext for avenging other grievances, with troops rallying around the rulers dispossessed by Lapse or Paramountcy.

  • The paper, which serves as a lifeline for dispossessed Kosovars, is lukewarm on the KLA and favors the establishment of an international protectorate.

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