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self-exile

[self-eg-zahyl, -ek-sahyl, self-] /ˈsɛlfˈɛg zaɪl, -ˈɛk saɪl, ˌsɛlf-/
noun
1.
a state of exile imposed by oneself.
2.
a person who lives voluntarily as an exile.
Origin of self-exile
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30
Related forms
self-exiled, adjective
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