[ noun ] an exile who flees for safety

Used in print

(John Harnsberger and Robert P. Wilkins,...)

Its people , including Pierre_Bottineau and other American_Fur_Company employees and the refugees from Fort_Garry , were joined by the remaining Scots and Swiss from Fort_Snelling when Major_Joseph_Plympton expelled them from the reservation in May 1840 .

(Tom F. Driver, "Beckett by the Madeleine,"...)

one asked for help for the blind , another help for orphans , and the third for relief for the war refugees .

Related terms

exile displaced_person