|n.||1.||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.|
|2.||The person expelled from his country by authority; also, one who separates himself from his home.|
|v. t.||1.||To banish or expel from one's own country or home; to drive away.|
|a.||1.||Small; slender; thin; fine.|
|Noun||1.||exile - voluntarily absent from home or country|
|2.||exile - expelled from home or country by authority|
|3.||exile - the act of expelling a person from their native land; "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"|
|Verb||1.||exile - expel from a country; "The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"|
EXILE, civil law. The: interdiction of all places except one in which the
party is forced to make his residence.
2. This punishment did not deprive the sufferer of his right of citizenship or of his property, unless the exile were perpetual, in which case confiscation not unfrequently was a part of the sentence. Exile was temporary or perpetual. Dig. 48, 22, 4; Code, 10, 59, 2. Exile differs from deportation, (q.v.) and relegation. (q.v.) Vide, 2 Lev. 191; Co. Litt. 133, a.