land of exile


land of exile
land to which people are banished

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Exile — Ex ile, n. [OE. exil, fr. L. exilium, exsilium, fr. exsuil one who quits, or is banished from, his native soil; ex out + solum ground, land, soil, or perh. fr.the root of salire to leap, spring; cf. F. exil. Cf. {Sole} of the foot, {Saltation}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Exile — multipleissues refimprove = May 2007 laundry = January 2008Exile means to be away from one s home (i.e. city, state or country) while either being explicitly refused permission to return and/or being threatened by prison or death upon return. It… …   Wikipedia

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  • Land of Nod — The Land of Nod ( he. ’eretz Nod) is a place in the Book of Genesis of the Hebrew Bible, located to the east of Eden , to which Cain chose to flee to after murdering his brother Abel. The Hebrew word nod means wandering . : And Cain went out from …   Wikipedia

  • Exile (Geoffrey Oryema album) — Infobox Album | Name = Exile Type = Album Artist = Geoffrey Oryema Released = March 19 1991 Recorded = 1990 Genre = World Music Length = 37:23 Label = Real World Producer = Brian Eno Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3|5… …   Wikipedia

  • Exile Paradise (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Exile Paradise Type = Album Artist = In Strict Confidence Released = May 2006 (EU) June 2006 (US) Recorded = Genre = electronic music Length = Label = Metropolis Records (US) Producer = Last album = Holy the Hecq… …   Wikipedia

  • exile — exilable, adj. exiler, n. /eg zuyl, ek suyl/, n., v., exiled, exiling. n. 1. expulsion from one s native land by authoritative decree. 2. the fact or state of such expulsion: to live in exile. 3. a person banished from his or her native land. 4.… …   Universalium

  • exile — ex•ile [[t]ˈɛg zaɪl, ˈɛk saɪl[/t]] n. v. iled, il•ing 1) expulsion from one s native land or home by authoritative decree 2) the fact or state of such expulsion: to live in exile[/ex] 3) prolonged separation from one s country or home, as by… …   From formal English to slang


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