Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or condition of a refugee.

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Examples

  • In modern times, this mutual adaptation has begun to favor the germ side, because with high-speed air travel and mass refugeeism, viruses and germs can spread around the world in a matter of days and weeks -- in the past they moved much more slowly or not at all.

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  • In short, Palestinian refugeeism is something of a racket.

    The Arab 'Right of Return' to Israel

  • That means that Henry Paulson's countrymen and women will be in danger of losing their homes and wandering the landscape in a dystopic, post-modern remix of the Dust Bowl refugeeism of the 1930s.

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  • "Wherever in the world there are situations of conflict, turmoil, extreme poverty or refugeeism - wherever people are at risk in that way or are vulnerable, that's where slavery and trafficking happens," Stancliff says.

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  • That means that Henry Paulson's countrymen and women will be in danger of losing their homes and wandering the landscape in a dystopic, post-modern remix of the Dust Bowl refugeeism of the 1930s.

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  • Mr. Bult was not surprised that Klesmer's opinions should be flighty, but was astonished at his command of English idiom and his ability to put a point in a way that would have told at a constituents 'dinner -- to be accounted for probably by his being a Pole, or a Czech, or something of that fermenting sort, in a state of political refugeeism which had obliged him to make a profession of his music; and that evening in the drawing-room he for the first time went up to Klesmer at the piano, Miss Arrowpoint being near, and said --

    Daniel Deronda

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