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Meaning of REFUGEE

Pronunciation:  `refyû'jee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an exile who flees for safety

REFUGEE is a 7 letter word that starts with R.


 See Also: displaced person, DP, exile, expatriate, stateless person



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ref`u*gee"\ (r?f`?*j?"), n. [F. r['e]fugi['e], fr. se
r['e]fugier to take refuge. See {Refuge}, n.]
1. One who flees to a shelter, or place of safety.

2. 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.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are a refugee means your feeling of not belonging anywhere. You feel socially rejected or emotionally isolated. Alternatively, you may be trying to escape a situation or issue instead of confronting it.