A document of identification issued to stateless people after the First World War.
More example sentences
- The main objective of a Nansen passport was to provide the right to stay in a country, but it gave no right to work.
- Still, the Nansen passport was better than nothing at all.
- Among other things, he negotiated an exchange of 400,000 prisoners of war and created the Nansen passport for stateless refugees.
early 20th century: named after Fridtjof Nansen (see Nansen, Fridtjof.
Definition of Nansen passport in:
- The US English dictionary