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Definition of "rustication" []

  • The act of rusticating (transitive verb sense) (noun)
  • The act of being rusticated (intransitive verb sense) (noun)
  • The process of posting a person or relocating a unit from London (or a command HQ) to elsewhere in the country. (noun)

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Use "rustication" in a sentence
  • "Whatever the nature of the punishment, it was not what is known as rustication; for"
  • "James Russell Lowell was forced into "rustication" for two months in his senior year at Harvard and compelled to read John Locke and other difficult authors during the period."
  • "When the punishment of suspension was inflicted the offender usually spent his period of "rustication" at the home of a substantial citizen, father of our present Bursar, on New Hope Creek."