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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. Karen Jacobsen:

    The fear that terrorists are hiding amongst refugees will increase and will be used by anti-immigrant politicians.

  2. Gary Grasso:

    As is my understanding, this hotel, about a year ago, when refugees came in from Afghanistan, apparently accepted several either through faith-based or charitable organizations, but now the state assumes they can just send migrants… this isn’t about them, the migrants is fine, they’re being used as political pawns by the governor and mayor.

  3. Prime Minister Boiko Borisov:

    The situation at the border is much more dramatic, we prepare for a severe problem with the refugees ... The army, police and gendarmerie, they are all working.

  4. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    We do have to be concerned about the possibility that a terrorist organization may seek to exploit our refugee resettlement process, this is true of this country, that’s true of every other country that accepts refugees.

  5. Jean Claude:

    When it is not the choice of the refugees, it is inhumane and illegal.

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