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returnee

[ri-tur-nee, -tur-nee] /rɪ tɜrˈni, -ˈtɜr ni/
noun
1.
a person who has returned, as from travels or a long absence.
2.
a person returning from overseas duty in the armed forces.
Origin of returnee
1940-1945
An Americanism dating back to 1940-45; return + -ee
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returnee

/rɪˈtɜːˌniː/
noun
1.
(mainly US & Canadian) a person who returns to his native country, esp after war service
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