Refugee - (n.) One who flees to a shelter, or place of safety.
Refugee - (n.) Especially, one who, in times of persecution or political commotion, flees to a foreign power or country for safety; as, the French refugees who left France after the revocation of the edict of Nantes.
Refugee - n. Person taking refuge, esp. In a foreign country, from war, persecution, or natural disaster. [french réfugié: related to *refuge]
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