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Entry Word: exile
Function: noun
Text: 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.>
Synonyms banishment, deportation, displacement, expatriation, expulsion
Related Words ostracism; extradition; dispersion, scattering; emigration, migration; evacuation
Near Antonyms repatriation, return; immigration
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 countries> -- see EMIGRE 1