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  1. Refugees

    "Refugees" is the fourth episode of the fourth season of the HBO original series The Wire. Written by Dennis Lehane from a story by Ed Burns & Dennis Lehane, and directed by Jim McKay, it originally aired on October 1, 2006.

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  1. Refugees

    Persons fleeing to a place of safety, especially those who flee to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution in their own country or habitual residence because of race, religion, or political belief. (Webster, 3d ed)

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    Rank popularity for the word 'refugees' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4638

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of refugees in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of refugees in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of refugees in a Sentence

  1. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    I think we have an obligation to take some number of refugees, we've done that in these situations in the past. It is important to remember why this is all happening, because the President is falling behind, leading from behind. The Middle East is in turmoil. And our policy of talking to our enemies and leaving our friends behind has contributed to all of this meltdown.

  2. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley:

    After full consideration of this weekend's attacks of terror on innocent citizens in Paris, I will oppose any attempt to relocate Syrian refugees to Alabama through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program, as your Governor, I will not stand complicit to a policy that places the citizens of Alabama in harm's way.

  3. Ali Kaba:

    If you remove their ownership, you're making them strangers in their own country, they have no other avenues of survival... you are making refugees of citizens.

  4. Jens Laerke:

    This is, from our initial analysis, the largest number of people in a single period since the Syrian crisis began almost nine years ago, so it's the fastest growing displacement we have ever seen in the country. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees spokesman Andrej Mahecic said the harsh winter weather was making their suffering worse and shelter was hard to find.

  5. Barack Obama:

    Slamming the door in the face of refugees would betray our deepest values. That's not who we are. And it's not what we're going to do.

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