personas non grata
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- plural form of
1995, Robert Jackson Alexander, Presidents of Central America, Mexico, Cuba, and Hispaniola: Conversations and Correspondence, ISBN 0275952789, page 34:
- Samoza has a long list of people who are personas non grata, and Figures suspects that I cannot get a visa to get into the country for this reason.
2001, Neil Rattigan, This is England: British film and the People's War, 1939-1945, ISBN 0838638627, page 327:
- 9. Powell and Pressburger produced a short film between Colonel Blimp and A Canterbury Tale: The Volunteer, a recruiting film for the Fleet Air Arm, for which they had total Admiralty cooperation, which suggests they were far from personas non grata with the authorities.