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Definition to force someone to live outside of their homeland; or living in such a condition

or more rarely:  voluntary absence from a place someone would rather be
  • She fled Tibet and is living in exile in India.
exile = having to live outside one's home country
  • Napoleon was forced into exile on the island of Elba.
  • exile = having to live outside one's home country
  • Under pressure from the international community, the Sudanese government exiled him, and Bin Laden fled to Afghanistan and the protection of the Taliban.
    Mark Owen  --  No Easy Day
  • exiled = sent away to live elsewhere
  • Napoleon was in exile on the island of St. Helena, standing on a cliff with his hand inside his coat.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin
  • exile = a situation where he was forced to live outside his homeland
  • 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
  • exiled = forced to leave (one's homeland)
  • Even in his first year in exile he had begun to plan for his return.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • exile = a state of being forced to live outside of one's home country
  •   And for that offence
      Immediately we do exile him hence.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • exile = expel (force to live elsewhere)
  • Then you know my exile is ended and I sail tomorrow.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • exile = punishment of being sent away to live
  • The clan had undergone such profound change during his exile that it was barely recognizable.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • exile = state of being forced to live outside one's homeland
  • Gerrit Bolkestein was the Minister of Education and Pieter Gerbrandy was the Prime Minister of the Dutch government in exile in London.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • exile = a state of being forced to live outside of one's home country
  • O stubborn, self-willed exile from the loving breast! ... But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • exile = forced absence from home
  • The Orders-in-Council provide for the exile of Canadian citizens.
    Joy Kogawa  --  Obasan
  • exile = forcing someone to live outside of their home country
  •   Alas, my liege, my wife is dead to-night;
      Grief of my son's exile hath stopp'd her breath:
      What further woe conspires against mine age?
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • exile = being forced to live elsewhere
  • "I seek an end to my exile," I said.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • exile = punishment of being sent away to live
  • And if you do not see my exile ended, I will expose you again.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • exile = punishment of being sent away to live
  • You are more owed to exile than ever.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • exile = punishment of being sent away to live
  • The times which had altered so unaccountably during his exile seemed to be coming round again.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • exile = state of being forced to live outside one's homeland
  • Umuofia had indeed changed during the seven years Okonkwo had been in exile.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • exile = a state of being forced to live outside of one's homeland
  • As the years of exile passed one by one it seemed to him that his chi might now be making amends for the past disaster.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • exile = being forced to live outside of one's home country
  • Ezinma grew up in her father's exile and became one of the most beautiful girls in Mbanta.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
exile = time of being forced to live outside of one's homeland

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