TITLE

refugee

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1995
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "refugee" which means a person fleeing danger or distress especially in times of war or political persecution, is presented.
ACCESSION #
62159500

 

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