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exile
used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 uses
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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
  • 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.
    Book 2 — Revelation (13% in)
  • Tata Ndu threatened to exile Tata Kuvudundu for planting the snake in our chicken house, which he was known to have done, since Nelson pointed out the footprints to many witnesses.
    Book 5 — Exodus (27% in)

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