Banish

Definition of Banish

Ban´ish   Pronunciation: băn´ĭsh
v. t.1.To condemn to exile, or compel to leave one's country, by authority of the ruling power.
[imp. & p. p. Banished (băn"ĭsht); p. pr. & vb. n. Banishing.]
2.To drive out, as from a home or familiar place; - used with from and out of.
How the ancient Celtic tongue came to be banished from the Low Countries in Scotland.
- Blair.
3.To drive away; to compel to depart; to dispel.

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