|Origin:||exil, from Latin exilium, from exul 'person sent away'|
1 [singular, uncountable]
a situation in which you are forced to leave your country and live in another country, especially for political reasons
a writer now living in exile
He went into exile to escape political imprisonment.
force/drive somebody into exile
The house was raided and the family was forced into exile.
He spent many years in enforced exile.
She had been in voluntary exile since 1990.
someone who has been forced to live in exile: