Complete Definition of "emancipist"

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  1. AU In the days when Australia was a penal colony: a convict who was pardoned from his or her sentence as a result of good conduct. Often applied also to convicts who had merely reached the end of their sentences, but expiree was the usual term for that. (Reference: w:Ernest Scott|Ernest Scott, A Short History of Australia, chapter V 1.)

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