Definition of patriation in English:

patriation

noun

Canadian
  • The act or process of transferring a constitution or constitutional legislation from a mother country to a former dependency.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in The Globe and Mail. From patriate + -ion, after repatriation.

Pronunciation

patriation

/patrɪˈeɪʃən//peɪtrɪˈeɪʃən/