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She fled Tibet and is living in exile in India.
  to force someone to live outside of their home country; or living in such a condition

or more rarely:  voluntary absence from one’s own country
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  • She fled Tibet and is living in exile in India.
  • Napolean was forced into exile on the island of Elba.
  • Even in his first year in exile he had begun to plan for his return.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • The Orders-in-Council provide for the exile of Canadian citizens.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan

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  • He could be trying to trap me here, hoping I’ll stay a Mask long enough to decide that a soldier’s life is better than an exile’s.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • I know that must seem hard to imagine; our bond had been severed by the sentence of exile passed down by the Clave, but even before that, we had grown apart.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • But when you are exiled from your homeland, where your fathers and forefathers were born and where you have centuries of history, it’s very painful.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • A week later this foolhardy youth was on his way to the northernmost tip of Ellesmere Island, there to spend his exile living in an igloo while studying the life history of the ninespined stickleback.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • We exiles should stick together.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • The exiled prince who stole medicine to give to the orphans?
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100

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  • My father, Zeus, has exiled me from Olympus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • She said he would exile any subject who ate blancmange from a soup bowl.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • Sometimes he would sneak down to the old Perkins place and find Prince Terrien crying on the porch, where Mr. Burke had exiled him.
    Katherine Paterson  --  Bridge to Terabithia
  • Oscar’s exile from the United States had drawn national media coverage and brought him to the attention of Bard, an S&P 500 company with twenty-one thousand employees that designs and manufactures health-care equipment.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Therefore the projector sat in permanent exile.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • From a pocket came a small prayer cap, and then, from deep in this throat, half-sung, half-pleaded, came the words of the ancient prophet, so feelingly and achingly that we seemed to hear the cry of the Exile itself.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • To make matters worse, I was out of a job and had very little money and was self-exiled to Flatbush—like others of my countrymen, another lean and lonesome young Southerner wandering amid the Kingdom of the Jews.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Miss Stuart was in exile, from plundered Scotland still declining, three thousand miles away.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • The king had Orion blinded and exiled.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • "Sal?" called Master Elihu Lockton, thinner from his exile, eyes bloodshot and wary.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • He didn’t know half the people she talked about — dissidents and philosophers and leaders-in-exile.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • The upholstery was worn, and the subdued stripe was familiar to me — a former living-room chair exiled to the bedroom, the same chair I’d found my mother sitting in when she’d come to the Barbours’ many years ago to pick me up after a sleepover.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • But when she had breathlessly panted out the news to the Russian and Mother sitting in the quiet garden — when Mother’s face had lighted up so beautifully, and she had said half a dozen quick French words to the Exile — Bobbie wished that she had not carried the news.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • "They exiled you?" says Tobias.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • O stubborn, self-willed exile from the loving breast!
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • His specialty is helping Afghans who have lived in exile reclaim their lost properties in Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • What’s worse: to be idle while someone dies, or to be exiled and empty-handed?
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • The fourth night in ugly exile she took her board up into the greenbelt, staying at the edge of town.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • Now I’m going to be exiled for the rest of the summer.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Max’s exile produced something else entirely.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • In any event, I will stay in exile until this matter is resolved … one way or another.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • I feared the war, yes, but I also feared exile.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • He was told that it was believed that the former sergeant, hunted, exiled and in despair, had stabbed himself to death.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • A miracle of heaven replaced me on the throne of my fathers after five-and-twenty years of exile.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Ha, banishment? be merciful, say death; For exile hath more terror in his look, Much more than death; do not say banishment.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • By intrigues, violence, exile, and executions, French society—I mean good French society—will have been forever destroyed, and then….
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • He went into exile in Nigeria, was indicted for war crimes by the UN, and was eventually captured in an SUV stashed with cash and heroin on the Nigeria-Cameroon border.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • This cannot, will not, be a permanent exile.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Assuming he comes back alive, they will force him into a shameful exile.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • John had been exiled to the island of Patmos, where an angel visited him and commanded him to write down a series of prophecies to various churches.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • He was exiled, I suppose you would say.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • They are the enemy to bitterness and regret, and sweeten this exile we have brought upon ourselves.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • Did Maryse say why she was exiling you, so to speak?
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • (which he said was a typical gringo way of looking at that endeavor), and "Able was I ere I saw Elba," which was what Napoleon supposedly said when he was sent into exile.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • But these two words would bring about my condemnation, divorce, exile!
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • He never saw how Adah chose her own exile; how Rachel was dying for the normal life of slumber parties and record albums she was missing.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • But then again, maybe it will come along: Maybe you’ll realize that your one true Wish is to visit the brilliant Peter Van Houten in his Amsterdamian exile, and you will be glad indeed to have saved your Wish.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • … To the desert go prophets and hermits; through deserts go pilgrims and exiles.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • A family likeness! aye, he did beget ye, ye young exiled royalties; and from your grim sire only will the old State-secret come.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
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