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Exile meaning

exile - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. expel from a country; " The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"
  2. 2. Forced separation from one's native country; expulsion from one's home by the civil authority; banishment; sometimes, voluntary separation from one's native country.
  3. 3. The person expelled from his country by authority; also, one who separates himself from his home.
  4. 4. To banish or expel from one's own country or home; to drive away.
  5. 5. Small; slender; thin; fine.
  6. 6. Banishment; a banished person.
  7. 7. To banish.

exile - examples of usage

  1. Children," said March, turning to them, " death is an exile that no remorse and no love can reach. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. I have been told of a sad history of a member of your own family, your father's brother, who, against his parent's wishes, married a young lady to whom they objected on account of her birth, and he was banished from his home ever afterwards, living an exile in foreign lands. - "Won from the Waves", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. For the third time he went to the Caucas in exile. - "Russian Lyrics", Translated by Martha Gilbert Dickinson Bianchi.
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