noun (plural: exiles)
- The state of being banished from one's home or country.
verb (exil, ing)
- he lived in exile.
- they chose exile rather than assimilation.
- Someone who is banished from one's home or country.
- he lived as an exile.
Etymology: Middle English exil, from Old French essil, exil, from Latin exsilium, exilium "state of exile", derived from exsul, exul "exiled person".
- To send into exile.
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