[em-i-grey; French ey-mee-grey] /ˈɛm ɪˌgreɪ; French eɪ miˈgreɪ/
noun, plural émigrés
[em-i-greyz; French ey-mee-grey] /ˈɛm ɪˌgreɪz; French eɪ miˈgreɪ/ (Show IPA)
an emigrant, especially a person who flees from his or her native land because of political conditions.
a person who fled from France because of opposition to or fear of the revolution that began in 1789.
/ˈɛmɪˌɡreɪ; French emiɡre/
an emigrant, esp one forced to leave his native country for political reasons
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.
[ey-muh l, ee-muh l; German ey-meel] /ˈeɪ məl, ˈi məl; German ˈeɪ mil/ noun 1. a male given name: from Latin Aemilius, a family name. masc. personal name, from German Emil, from French Emilé, from Latin Aemilius, name of a Roman gens, from aemulus “imitating, rivaling” (see emulation).
[French ey-meel] /French eɪˈmil/ noun 1. a didactic novel (1762) by J. J. Rousseau, dealing principally with the author’s theories of education. Émile [(ay-meel) (1762)] A work on education by Jean Jacques Rousseau, describing how a fictional boy, Émile, should be brought up. The book had an enormous influence on education during the age of […]
- Emile roux
Roux (r) French bacteriologist who assisted Louis Pasteur on most of his major discoveries. Later, working with Alexandre Yersin, he showed that the symptoms of diphtheria are caused by a lethal toxin produced by the diphtheria bacillus. Roux carried out early work on the rabies vaccine and directed the first tests of the diphtheria antitoxin.
- Emiliano zapata
[zuh-pah-tuh; Spanish sah-pah-tah] /zəˈpɑ tə; Spanish sɑˈpɑ tɑ/ noun 1. Emiliano [e-mee-lyah-naw] /ˌɛ miˈlyɑ nɔ/ (Show IPA), 1877?–1919, Mexican revolutionary and agrarian reformer: guerrilla leader 1911–16. /zəˈpɑːtə; Spanish θaˈpata/ noun 1. Emiliano (emiˈljano). ?1877–1919, Mexican guerrilla leader