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Banishment

Ban´ish`ment
n.1.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.
Noun1.banishment - the state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent); "the association should get rid of its elderly members--not by euthanasia, of course, but by Coventry"
Synonyms: Coventry, ostracism
2.banishment - rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
Synonyms: proscription

BANISHMENT, crim. law. A punishment inflicted upon criminals, by compelling them to quit a city, place, or country, for, a specified period of time, or for life. Vide 4 Dall. 14. Deportation; Relegation.

ban, blackball, blackballing, blacklist, boycott, boycottage, defrocking, degradation, demotion, depluming, deportation, deprivation, disbarment, disfellowship, displacement, displuming, exclusion, excommunication, exile, expatriation, expulsion, extradition, fugitation, ostracism, ostracization, outlawing, outlawry, proscription, relegation, rustication, stripping, transportation, unfrocking
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