Definition of Refugees
1. Noun. (plural of refugee) ¹
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Definition of Refugees
1. refugee [n] - See also: refugee
Medical Definition of Refugees
1. Persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution in their own country or habitual residence because of race, religion, or political belief. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Refugees
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1900)
"At the same time these moderate Whigs protested they never for a moment thought of destroying all distinction between refugees and patriots, and giving the ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1853)
"About this time the English king forbade the officers of his guards to enlist foreigners ; and so strong was his desire to see the refugees quit England, ..."
3. American Jewish Year Book by American Jewish Committee, Jewish Publication Society of America (1916)
"Dvinsk: Twenty-eight thousand Jewish refugees moved to interior provinces.—Zhitomir: Large groups of Jewish refugees arrive from districts of Rovno, Dubno, ..."
4. Zaire: Predicament and Prospectsby Jean-Claude Willame, Hugues Leclercq, Peter Rosenblum, Catharine Newbury by Jean-Claude Willame, Hugues Leclercq, Peter Rosenblum, Catharine Newbury (1998)
"A number of studies have pointed out that many of the refugees want very much to return to Rwanda but are afraid to do so.2 Hutu refugees fear that if they ..."
5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The Second Period, 1661-1791: Just as in the first.so in the second period of emigration, the refugees settled largely in the Netherlands. On i. ..."
6. The National Land System, 1785-1820 by Payson Jackson Treat (1910)
"Canadian Volunteers and refugees With the outbreak of the Revolution a few of ... Some of these refugees joined General Hazen's brigade of the Continental ..."
7. The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom by Wilbur Henry Siebert (1898)
"The most important of the colonies thus formed were the Dawn Settlement at Dresden, the Elgin Settlement at Buxton and the refugees' Home near Windsor.4 ..."