He was all-powerful in Montaignac; and I was accused of being in correspondence with the emigres.
The marquis and his family had been among the first emigres at the outbreak of the Revolution.
Fouche relied on the co-operation of the emigres everywhere beyond the Rhine to lure the Duc d'Enghien into the plot.
The priests had followed the "emigres" into their long exile.
I confine myself to emigres—these damned aristocrats whom it is every good Frenchman's duty to aid in stamping out.
He removed their names from the list of emigres, though they certainly took part in that last conspiracy against him.
To the best of my knowledge, all or certainly nearly all were emigres.
Ah, you conversed about this favorite theme of the emigres, about the restoration question!
Madame de Ventadour had been in England in her childhood, for her parents had been emigres.
He was too well informed not to be able to distinguish between the hopes of the emigres and the possible.
1792, from French émigré "an emigrant," noun use of past participle of émigrer "emigrate" (18c.), from Latin emigrare (see emigration). Originally used of royalist refugees from the French Revolution; extended 1920s to refugees from the Russian Revolution, then generally to political exiles.