A temporary government moved to or formed in a foreign land by exiles who hope to rule when their country is liberated.(noun)
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Use "government-in-exile" in a sentence
"Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, and Lobsang Sangay, the recently elected prime minister of the government-in-exile, which is in Dharamsala, India."
"BEIJING—A 43-year-old Harvard law scholar and son of a guerrilla fighter was sworn in as head of Tibet's government-in-exile, taking charge of the Tibetan freedom movement from the Dalai Lama, who announced his retirement from his political role in March."
"Harish Tyagi/European Pressphoto Agency Newly elected prime minister of Tibet's government-in-exile Lobsang Sangay, left, and the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, center, with outgoing prime minister Samdhong Rinpoche arrive for the oath taking ceremony at the central courtyard of the Tsuglagkhang temple in Dharamsala, India on Monday."