government-in-exile

[guhv-ern-muh nt-in-eg-zahyl, -ek-sahyl, -er-muh nt-]
noun
  1. a government temporarily moved to or formed in a foreign land by exiles who hope to establish that government in their native country after its liberation.
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  • Polish Jews directed their next two requests to their government-in-exile.

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    The Savior of Sobibor

    Richard Rashke

    October 14, 2013