Simple Definition of émigré
; especially : a person who is forced to leave a country for political reasons
Full Definition of émigré
: emigrant; especially : a person who emigrates for political reasons
Examples of émigré in a sentence
He was one of a group of Soviet émigrés living in New York.
<the revolution resulted in a flood of émigrés into neighboring countries>
Variants of émigré
Origin and Etymology of émigré
French émigré, from past participle of émigrer to emigrate, from Latin emigrare
First Known Use: 1792
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