[ puh-roh-lee, -roh-lee ]
/ pə roʊˈli, -ˈroʊ li /
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a person who is released from prison on parole.
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“This is old-school ghetto,” said parolee Rosando Casaus, who lives two blocks from Holmes.Colorado Shooting Suspect James Holmes’s Life in Aurora|Christine Pelisek, Eliza Shapiro|July 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST