exile


exile
exilable, adj.exiler, n.
/eg"zuyl, ek"suyl/, n., v., exiled, exiling.
n.
1. expulsion from one's native land by authoritative decree.
2. the fact or state of such expulsion: to live in exile.
3. a person banished from his or her native land.
4. prolonged separation from one's country or home, as by force of circumstances: wartime exile.
5. anyone separated from his or her country or home voluntarily or by force of circumstances.
6. the Exile, the Babylonian captivity of the Jews, 597-538 B.C.
v.t.
7. to expel or banish (a person) from his or her country; expatriate.
8. to separate from country, home, etc.: Disagreements exiled him from his family.
[1250-1300; ME exil banishment < L ex(s)ilium, equiv. to exsul banished person + -ium -IUM]
Syn. 7, 8. evict, drive out, cast out, eject, deport.

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