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Definition of "evacuee" [evacuee]

  • A person evacuated from a dangerous area. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "evacuee" in a sentence
  • "Since the evacuee is in a shelter, mail service has been suspended in many of the hardest hit areas and some of the homes are likely still under water, it seems clear that those claim forms won't be mailed back any time soon."
  • "Following up on a footnote to yesterday's post about violence in evacuee shelters -- and speculation that withdrawal from illicit and prescription meds may be a factor -- Boing Boing reader Laura says"
  • "Imagine the coolness of a Shelter OS that could, with little or no work by the staff, find other Shelter OS’s running elsewhere, trade information with them and start to link up scattered families or automatically bring along medical information and history as an evacuee is moved from shelter to shelter."