Definition of banishment in English:

banishment

noun

  • 1[mass noun] The punishment of being sent away from a country or other place:

    ‘Adam and Eve's banishment from the Garden of Eden’
    ‘the total banishment of his daughter from the country’
    figurative ‘his banishment to the political wilderness’
    1. 1.1 The action of getting rid of something unwanted:
      ‘the banishment of world hunger’

Pronunciation

banishment

/ˈbanɪʃmənt/