Definition of Nansen passport in English:

Nansen passport

Syllabification: Nan·sen pass·port


A document of identification issued to stateless people after World War I.
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.

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