Duhaime's Law Dictionary

Ex Patriate Definition:

A person who has abandoned his or her country of origin and citizenship and has become a subject or citizen of another country.

Related Terms: Expatriation

The name given to an individual who has renounced his or her previous citizenship.

My neighbor recently gave up his American citizenship and became a Canadian citizen; he is thus an ex patriate of the United States of America.

See Legal Definition of Expatriation.


  • Gura, Alan, Ex-Patriates and Patriots: A Constitutional Examination of the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, 6 TROLP 179 (2001)

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