Meaning of refugee

ref•u•gee

Pronunciation: (ref"yoo-jē', ref'yoo-jē"), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who flees for refuge or safety, esp. to a foreign country, as in time of political upheaval, war, etc.
  2. See
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