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émigré

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Etymology

From French émigré.

Noun

Singular
émigré

Plural
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  1. One who has departed their native land, often as a refugee.
  2. An emigrant, one who departs their native land to become an immigrant in another.
    • 2007, Eve LaPlante, The opposite of Thanksgiving
      In 1621 in Plymouth, émigré English Calvinists struggled to make their way in the harsh climate of this New World.

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French

Noun

émigré m.

  1. emigrant

Verb form

émigré

  1. past participle of émigrer

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