Ban"ish*ment (?), n. [Cf. F. bannissement.]

The act of banishing, or the state of being banished.

He secured himself by the banishment of his enemies. Johnson.

Round the wide world in banishment we roam. Dryden.

Syn. -- Expatriation; ostracism; expulsion; proscription; exile; outlawry.

 

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