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Ouster  n.  
A putting out of possession; dispossession; disseizin; of a person. "Ouster of the freehold is effected by abatement, intrusion, disseizin, discontinuance, or deforcement."
Expulsion; ejection; as, his misbehavior caused his ouster from the party; of a person, from a place or group.
Ouster le main. (Law) A delivery of lands out of the hands of a guardian, or out of the king's hands, or a judgement given for that purpose.

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... territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A border war with Peru that flared in 1995 was resolved in 1999. Although Ecuador marked 25 years of civilian governance in 2004, the period has been marred by political instability. Protests in Quito have contributed to the mid-term ouster of Ecuador's ...
— The 2007 CIA World Factbook • United States

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— Complete Prose Works - Specimen Days and Collect, November Boughs and Goodbye My Fancy • Walt Whitman

... ticket as prosecuting attorney of Ogemaw County. She was elected and entered upon her duties Jan. 1, 1899. Quo warranto proceedings were instituted by Attorney-General Horace M. Oren to test her right to the office, and October 17 the Supreme Court filed its opinion and entered judgment of ouster. In the meantime Mrs. Abbott had discharged successfully the duties of the position. The opinion was as follows: "Where the constitution in creating a public office is silent in regard to qualification to office, electors only are qualified to fill the same, and since under the ...
— The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV • Various

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