exile

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exile

noun

Definition of EXILE

1
the forced removal from a homeland <the exile of French settlers from Nova Scotia resulted in the birth of the Cajun community in the U.S.>
2
a person forced to emigrate for political reasons <after being overthrown in a coup, the dictator spent the remainder of his life as an exile in a string of less-than-welcoming countries>
Synonyms deportee, evacuee, exile, expat [chiefly British], expatriate, refugee

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