Webster 1913 Edition
Forced separation from one’s native country; expulsion from one's home by the civil authority; banishment; sometimes, voluntary separation from one's native country.
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The person expelled from his country by authority; also, one who separates himself from his home.
Syn. – Banishment; proscription; expulsion.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To banish or expel from one's own country or home; to drive away.“Exiled from eternal God.”
Syn. – See
Small; slender; thin; fine.
[Obs.]“An exile sound.”
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Banishment; the state of being expelled from one's native country or place of residence by authority, and forbid to return, either for a limited time or for perpetuity.
2.An abandonment of one's country, or removal to a foreign country for residence, through fear, disgust or resentment, or for any cause distinct from business, is called a voluntary exile, as is also a separation from one's country and friends by distress or necessity.
3.The person banished, or expelled from his country by authority; also, one who abandons his country and resides in another; or one who is separated from his country and friends by necessity.
1.To drive from one's country by misfortune, necessity or distress.
To exile one's self, is to quit one's country with a view not to return