Examples of refugee in a Sentence
Thousands of refugees have fled the area.
refugees began returning to their homeland after years of political unrest and war
Recent Examples of refugee from the Web
The actress, 43, was joined by Zahara, 13, and Shiloh, 11, during a UNHCR trip to the Zataari refugee camp in Jordan back in January.
The secret bargain in 1995 came as tens of thousands of refugees languished at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay after interception at sea.
The country has refused to take in its share of refugees to ease the pressure on Greece and Italy.
Using the hashtag #closethedoors, Salvini tweeted that Italy would not be turned into a refugee camp.
Part of the reason many immigrants try their luck in Canada is the way the country has responded to the global refugee crisis.
The concealing of the atrocities comes as the international community loses patience with South Sudan's civil war, which has killed tens of thousands and created Africa's largest refugee crisis since the Rwandan genocide in 1994.
Her mother’s father had also died of sickness in a refugee camp.
Documentary involving two American filmmakers living in a Syrian refugee camp.
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REFUGEE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of refugee for English Language Learners
: someone who has been forced to leave a country because of war or for religious or political reasons
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