Pronunciation: (em'i-grā"; Fr. ā-mē-grā'),[key] —n., —pl.-grésPronunciation: (-grāz"; Fr. -grā').[key] 1. an emigrant, esp. a person who flees from his or her native land because of political conditions.
2. a person who fled from France because of opposition to or fear of the revolution that began in 1789.