exile exile  /ˈɛɡ ˌzaɪl/


  1. (n) a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
  2. (n) a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
  3. (n) the act of expelling a person from their native land
  4. (v) expel from a country


  1. Henceforth, the dean of the Vatican diplomatic corps, Casimir Papee, Ambassador from the Polish government in exile, and Stanislaus Girdvainis.
  2. Siberia has come to mean a land of exile, and the place easily fulfills its reputation as a metaphor for death and deprivation.
  3. When Wendy Law-Yone returned to Burma after 33 years, she discovered that exile was a deliverance from her homeland's living hell.


  1. John Guare’s loving tribute to Elzbieta Czyzewska makes up for the lesser material in ‘3 Kinds of Exile’

    The best sits right next to the worst in “3 Kinds of Exile,” the new project by John Guare. The show is made up of three distinct works that share a theme — the experiences of a trio of Eastern European émigrés — but vary wildly in quality. Unfortunately there’s no...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Review: John Guare's '3 Kinds of Exile' affecting

    NEW YORK (AP) — There are many ways to find oneself in exile, deliberately or accidentally. Playwright John Guare has written three affecting stories about mid-20th century Eastern European artists who found themselves cut off from everything they once knew, and presents them in his dynamic new play, "3 Kinds of Exile."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. John Guare’s ‘3 Kinds of Exile,’ at Atlantic Theater Company

    Omar Sangare, left, and John Guare debate onstage in “3 Kinds of Exile,” at the Atlantic Theater Company, before a projection of Elaine Stritch.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times

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  1. "Her haunting melodies gave voice to the pain of exile and dislocation which she felt for 31 long years. At the same time, her music inspired a powerful sense of hope in all of us," Mandela said in a statement.
    on Nov 9, 2008 By: Nelson Mandela Source: Denver Post

  2. In a message for those fighting dictatorships around the world, Bush added, "Democratic reformers facing repression, prison or exile can know: America sees you for who you are -- the future leaders of your free country."
    on Jan 20, 2005 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

  3. "The severity of deportation - the equivalent of banishment or exile - only underscores how critical it is for counsel to inform her noncitizen client that he faces a risk of deportation," said Justice John Paul Stevens, who wrote the opinion...
    on Mar 31, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Washington Post

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