noun, plural é·mi·grés [em-i-greyz; French ey-mee-grey] /ˈɛm ɪˌgreɪz; French eɪ miˈgreɪ/.
Origin of émigré
Examples from the Web for emigre
I thought I was saving an emigre, but I love you better as a Republican.
He only came back to Paris in 1795, having thus become an emigre.Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete|Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
And was that a social circle of Russian emigre, a certain set of Russian emigre?Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Were you aware that sometime in the fall of 1963, that a lady was residing with Mrs. Paine who was a Russian emigre?Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
No one has dared buy the old barrack because it belonged to an emigre who was thought to be harsh.
British Dictionary definitions for emigre
Word Origin for émigré
Word Origin and History for emigre
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.