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 Expressed OilsEx’quisite (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Expression.
 
A geographical expression. A term applied to a tract of country with no recognised nationality.   1
        “This territory is to a very great extent occupied by one race … and yet to the present day Germany is little more than a geographical expression.”—Daily Telegraph (before 1871).
 


 Expressed OilsEx’quisite (3 syl.). 

 
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