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exile (someone) from (some place)

To banish someone from some place, often as retribution. The official decree exiled him from France for crimes against the country.
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exile (someone) from (some place) to (some place)

To banish someone from one place to another, often as retribution. The official decree exiled him from France to his native country.
See also: exile, to

exile (someone) to (some place)

To banish someone from one place to another, often as retribution. The official decree exiled him to his native country.
See also: exile, to
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someone (from something) (to something) to force someone to leave something or some place and go to something or some place, often as a punishment for political reasons. The government exiled him from his hometown to an island off the coast of South America. They exiled Gerald to another country.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Badcock argues that the "experience of exile in the last years of the imperial regime was in a number of respects distinct from the experiences of exiles before 1900" (3).
"Gareth Jenkins has watched a lot of his games and Gareth Davies from the Exiles programme has been heavily involved.
Ismail Kadare and John Hodgson (translator); A GIRL IN EXILE; Counterpoint (Fiction: Translations) 26.00 ISBN: 9781619029163
Among her topics are the exile as historian: Luke Wadding's Annales Minorum (1625-54) between global and local affiliations, the transculturation of exile: visual style and identity in the frescoes of the Aula Maxima at St.Isidore's (1672), the return of the exile: Oliver Plunkett between Rome and Ireland, and the romance and disillusionment of exile: Charles Wogan and his memoir of Clementine Sobieska.
Williams, National Liberation in Postcolonial Southern Africa: a historical ethnography of SWAPO's exile camps.
Historians of Italy have generally preferred to study the phenomenon of exile as grounded in the political development of the Italian city-states, and their inclination has been to examine exiles in their conflict with the state, and 'to lose sight of them thereafter'--except, of course, in the instance of those exiles who achieved personal honour, glory, or fame, as John Najemy argued some two decades ago.
In thinking through the diverse 'politics of friendship' formed through anti-colonialism, this article exposes how such overtly political subjects as the freedom of India were intertwined with the more-than-political subjectivities of the exiles in Pondicherry.
Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration.
With Young, Well-Educated, and Adaptable, Francis Peddie, an historian at Nagoya University, offers a well-written, accessible, and rich social history of Chilean exiles who fled to Canada after the 1973 coup against Salvador Allende's Popular Unity government.
A rich scholarship already exists on Cuban history and economy, as well as exile communities in the United States and the class, race, and gender dynamics within Cuba and among exiles.
To set up this argument, Meerzon first asks us to expand our usual understanding of an exile. She refers not only to political exiles but also economic migrants, children of migrants, and even voluntary nomads: anyone who has been separated from their place of origin and has to reconceive of their identity in the negotiation between an absent homeland and the somewhat alien new culture in which they find themselves.
Francis Peddie, Young, Well-Educated, and Adaptable: Chilean Exiles in Ontario and Quebec, 1973-2010 (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press 2014
Aijaz Ahmad perceives exiles as people who are prevented, against their own commitment and desire, from living in the country of their birth, by the authority of state or by fear of personal annihilation.
On the basis of forty-seven life-history interviews with second-generation exiles who were born and/or spent their formative years in exile, it will be argued that although many children had little or no lived experience or memories of South Africa, "myths of homecoming" were constructed under the influence of their parents' narrated memories and hopes of a "new" South Africa, their personal relationships with political stalwarts in exile, the international media's portrayal of political developments within South Africa, and dominant political discourses at the time.