exile

exile [ek′sīl΄, eg′zīl΄]
n.
[ME & OFr exil < L exilium < exul, an exile, one banished < ex-, out + IE base * al-, to wander aimlessly > Gr alaomai, I wander, am banished]
1. a prolonged living away from one's country, community, etc., usually enforced; banishment, sometimes self-imposed
2. a person in exile
3. the span of time in exile
vt.
exiled, exiling
to force (someone) to leave his or her own country, community, etc.; banish
SYN.- BANISH
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in exile
1. banished
2. taking refuge [a government in exile]
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the Exile
the period in the 6th cent. B.C. during which the Jews were held captive in Babylonia

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