Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of exile.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of exile.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The offer to the Neapolitan Government to expel the exiles is the cause.

    The Romance of Isabel, Lady Burton

  • Its members are exiles from the South Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia.

    Indonesian President Cancels Netherlands Trip Due to Human Rights Case

  • New York is a bit fictional anyway, so to combine it with the exiles from the Land of Fable seems almost obvious once it has been done.

    Bits and pieces

  • To dive into a Hemon novel is to feel, at least for the duration of its pages, that we are all exiles from the country of the real.

    The Lazarus Project: Summary and book reviews of The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon.

  • In Nepal, police detain Tibetan exiles as they protest in front of the Chinese embassy.

    CNN Transcript Jul 4, 2008

  • In 1953 my father joined a group of Democratic exiles from the Eisenhower administration who were sent to Israel as an advisory team together with the first US aid package.

    David J. Gross - Autobiography

  • But others argue differently, saying that countries responsible for pollution should take in exiles in proportion to their emissions.

    Another Day in the Ketchup Mine

  • By the way, if you allow me, you mentioned that Latin American exiles have continued working outside our countries.

    CASTRO ON MEXICO, U.S. OTHER ISSUES

  • He was halted in this folly by Count Lubonski, to whom the secret police had brought a copy of Krystyna Szprot's letter, and he more than most could appreciate the turmoil this epistle must have ignited in the heart of his young countryman, for he had seen many exiles from the Russian part of Poland commit themselves to stupid actions when caught up in emotional crises.

    Poland

  • Presently, in came the boys; and being exiles from the German, gladly joined in the games, which soon were lively enough to wake the sleepiest.

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

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