[ US /ˈɛɡˌzaɪɫ, ˈɛkˌsaɪɫ/ ]
[ UK /ˈɛɡza‍ɪl/ ]
  1. a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
  2. a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
    American expatriates
  3. the act of expelling a person from their native land
    the sentence was one of transportation for life
    men in exile dream of hope
    his deportation to a penal colony
    the expatriation of wealthy farmers
  1. expel from a country
    The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions
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How To Use exile In A Sentence

  • [Footnote 1: The King, Walagambahu, who in his exile had been living amongst the rocks in the wilderness, ascended the throne after defeating the Malabars (B.C. 104), and "caused _the of stone or caves of the rocks_ in which he had taken refuge to be made more commodious. Ceylon; an Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and Topographical with Notices of Its Natural History, Antiquities and Productions, Volume 1 (of 2)
  • Recruit rich white republicunts (carpetbaggers) to swoop in and scoop-up "devalued" (seized from still-exiled owners) properties and change the entire complexion (race, income, politics, everyfuckingthing) of the ENTIRE GREATER NEW ORLEANS AREA. Your Right Hand Thief
  • There were many French exiles in England after the Revolution.
  • Festivals that provide a forum for Arab and Israeli art and culture, and universities and academies that offer joint courses in the Qur'an and the Bible, midrash and tafsir, cabbalah and Sufism, thereby placing them in their original relation to one another, are today only feasible in exile -- in the West, of all places, which bears part of the blame for the present-day impossible situation. MRZine.org
  • (The show's skillful book, which interrupts the singing and dancing with pogroms and exile, is based on stories by Sholom Aleichem.) With Harvey Fierstein as Tevye, 'Fiddler' roars right along
  • Everyone who uses those arguments has already assumed the longterm disfranchisement and marginalization of that majority of the Palestinian people forced to live in complete exile from their homeland for, in many cases, the past 60 years ... Charlottesville Blogs
  • The climax of these commotions came during the fourth week of September, when the parliament returned in triumph from its exile.
  • He loves his job, but he's not exactly thrilled with being an exile from his home and family. Christianity Today
  • The law also offers former exiles, political prisoners and relatives of the victims the option to apply to a committee to clear their names. Times, Sunday Times
  • It is the ancient city of the exiled and the centre of Western art. Hemingway in Paris - Parisian walks for the literary traveller
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