- an emigrant
- a person forced to flee his or her country for political reasons, as a Royalist during the French Revolution
Origin of émigréFrench from past participle of émigrer from Classical Latin emigrare: see emigrate
One who has left a native country, especially for political reasons.
Origin of emigreFrench from past participle of émigrer to emigrate from Latin ēmigrāre ; see emigrate.