What does the word extradition mean?

Usage examples for extradition

  1. I've enough evidence against you to bring you back under an extradition warrant." – Jack O' Judgment by Edgar Wallace
  2. It was generally supposed at the time of his extradition that he had communicated with the Russian Embassy, with a view to giving himself up- a foolish proceeding on his part, it would seem, since his whereabouts, indeed even his identity as the forger, had not been suspected. – Martin Hewitt, Investigator by Arthur Morrison
  3. A new convention of extradition is approaching completion, and I should be much pleased were a commercial arrangement to follow. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various