Almost as soon as the last Southern king fled into exile, a guerrilla movement took form among the peasants of Sicily.
I'm in business with Al Pacino now; we're developing Betsy and Napoleon about Napoleon's exile in St. Helena.
When Sharif tried to fire Musharraf, the army overthrew Sharif instead and he spent a decade in exile.
One of the people he was talking to was Ahmad Chalabi, the leader of the Iraqi National Congress, a Shiite exile group.
The biggest country in Africa today, Algeria, has given Gaddafi's family safe haven in exile.
After the exile of Archelaus, his dominions were administered by his two brothers.
Why did this woman want Sylvia to marry him, and go into exile?
What other exile could have taught any secrets of monotony or dreariness to the daughter of a lone missionary?
Will you take me, also, out of this hell of plotting and scheming, and this chaos of exile and death?
He still remained a personage of importance in his exile, and played an influential part even in his last years.
c.1300, from Old French essillier "exile, banish, expel, drive off," from Late Latin exilare/exsilare, from Latin exilium/exsilium "banishment, exile," from exul "banished person," from ex- "away" (see ex-) + PIE root *al- "to wander" (cf. Greek alaomai "to wander, stray, or roam about"). Second element derived in ancient times by folk etymology from Latin solum "soil." Related: Exiled; exiling.
c.1300, "forced removal from one's country;" early 14c. as "a banished person;" from Old French exil, essil (12c.), from Latin exilium (see exile (v.)).