government-in-exile

[ guhv-ern-muh nt-in-eg-zahyl, -ek-sahyl, -er-muh nt- ]
/ ˈgʌv ərn mənt ɪnˈɛg zaɪl, -ˈɛk saɪl, -ər mənt- /

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. government issue,
  2. government man,
  3. government national mortgage association,
  4. government of the people, by the people, and for the people,
  5. government printing office,
  6. governmental,
  7. governmentalism,
  8. governmentese,
  9. governmenty,
  10. governor

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